Monthly Archives: January 2020

Humans Of Dementia: An Intergenerational Storytelling Contest

The nonprofit organization Hilarity for Charity – with support from AARP, Generations United, Memory Well, and the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) – is announcing a writing contest for high school and college students from across the U.S. and Canada to pen the best profile of someone who is living with or who has passed from Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Continue reading

Age-Friendly Funding Alert: MAPC Technical Assistance Program

Please submit project concepts for work to be undertaken by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) for the benefit of your municipality through our Technical Assistance Program (TAP).

Through this Call for Project Concepts, MAPC is soliciting ideas for projects that will commence in the winter/spring of 2020. Continue reading

Age-Friendly Job Alerts: EOHHS, Springwell, MAPC

Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) – Disability Housing Manager

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is seeking a proactive and results-driven professional to serve as the Disability Housing Manager. The selected candidate will assist in identifying and creating housing opportunities for people with disabilities and elders, including those transitioning from institutions to community-living or at risk of institutionalization. The Disability Housing Manager will work collaboratively across EOHHS agencies, and in partnership with the Department of Housing and Community Development and MassHousing to identify and explore housing opportunities for our disabled/elderly populations served. Continue reading