Looking to save money on your Medicare Coverage? A new law that took effect this month may help. Officials from the Baker-Polito Administration and City of Boston kicked-off the expansion of Medicare Savings Programs in Massachusetts during a recent community event in Roxbury. Continue reading
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
By 2024, workers age 55 and older will represent 25% of the nation’s workforce, with the fastest annual growth rates among those aged 65-and-older.
This evolving workforce presents business owners and C-suite leadership with unprecedented challenges, an array of new risks and some unique opportunities. The 2019 Hiscox Ageism in the Workplace Study surveyed 400 U.S. full-time employees over the age of 40 to gain on-the-ground insights into the experience of age discrimination in the workplace. Continue reading
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
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
Periodically, the Healthy Aging Collaborative will share news articles that mention state and local efforts to make cities, towns and regions in Massachusetts Age- and Dementia Friendly.
Check out the following articles from November and December 2019 on the momentum of this movement building across the state. Continue reading