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 August 2019 on the momentum of this movement building across the state.
- Column: Salem is in the Business of Inclusion (Salem News)
- Newton Eyes Six Sites for New Senior Center (Newton Patch)
- Newton Senior Center Update from Mayor Fuller (Newton Patch)
- With funding at stake, councils on aging making sure every senior gets tallied (Lowell Sun)
- West Springfield Seeks Ways to Boost Inclusivity and Accessibility for Seniors and Those with Disabilities (MassLive)
- Newton Eyes Potential New Homes for Senior Center’s Replacement (Boston Globe)
- Medeiros: Make Melrose an Age-Friendly Community (Melrose Free Press/Wicked Local)
- Watertown For All Ages Reaches Out with New Website (Watertown TAB/Wicked Local)
- At OLLI Event, Initial Skeptic of Aging Debunks Common Myths About Getting Older (Berkshire Eagle)
- Letter: On Loneliness and Housing (Newton TAB/Wicked Local)
- Marshall Home Fund Supports Events for Older Watertown Residents (Watertown TAB/Wicked Local)