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 May 2019 on the momentum of this movement building across the state.
- Brookline Encourages Businesses To Keep Senior Shoppers In Mind (WGBH)
- Swampscott for All Ages survey creates buzz about town (Wicked Local – Swampscott Reporter)
- SENIOR LOOKOUT: A dementia-friendly Cape Ann respects, values all (Gloucester Daily Times)
- From Life Span to Health Span (Harvard Medical School)
- Healthy Aging Forum Features Age-friendly Initiatives and Workforce Health Research (Umass-Lowell Blog)
- Life – A Silver Wave (Greenfield Recorder)
- UMass grad working to improve senior life in Lawrence (Eagle-Tribune)
- Five Innovative Ways Cities Are Improving Life for Seniors (Wall Street Journal)
- Village Neighbors helps keep aging members in homes (Greenfield Recorder)
- Berkshire SuperGenarian forum seeks to break barriers to aging healthily (Berkshire Eagle)
- Loneliness and Health (National Poll on Healthy Aging – Univ. of Michigan)
- Age-Friendly Universities Are Finally Here (Next Avenue)
- Dementia-Friendly Cities Prepare for an Aging Populace (CityLab)