Monthly Archives: January 2021

Older Adults Age 75+ Eligible on Feb. 1 for COVID-19 Vaccine

People ages 75 and older are eligible for the vaccine beginning on February 1st. Individuals age 75 or older can begin making appointments for dates Monday, February 1 or later as early as Wednesday, January 27.

Please note, it may take several weeks to get an appointment at a location near you. As more vaccine supply arrives in Massachusetts, additional appointments will become available.

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Webinars for Older Job Seekers Promoted by Encore Boston Network

Encore Boston Network is seeing growing interest among people over 50 in getting back into the job market or kick-starting their job searches after the 2020 downturn. According to the organization, more businesses are beginning to hire, including workers over 50. In addition, there is continued interest in self-employment and business startups — half of all new businesses are now started by people over 50. Continue reading

Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Mass Service Alliance, Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program

Massachusetts Service Alliance – Due Date: Feb. 5th

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic crisis, The Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA) announces the release of a second Request for Proposals for COVID-19 relief efforts. MSA seeks to award grants of up to $4,000 to support volunteer community service projects and volunteer capacity-building initiatives needed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading