Are you purposefully bringing together people of different ages like older adults and youth? Would you like to start but you’re not sure how?
Attend the second annual Intergenerational Symposium: Developing Your Toolbox, coordinated by Bridges Together with the support of the Encore Boston Network and the Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies. Continue reading
The Innovative Stable Housing Initiative (ISHI) is a pilot project funded by Boston Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital as part of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Determination of Need Community Health Initiative. The ISHI Upstream Fund resources support ideas that will make lasting changes in policies or systems to help residents find safe and healthy housing and help residents at risk of losing their home/apartment/housing.
Join Health Resources in Action in shaping a process that will give out almost $900,000 in grants to support housing policy and systems change in Boston.
In concert with National Hispanic Heritage Month, CDC has released Spanish Language versions of Caregiving and Subjective Cognitive Decline (SCD) Infographics using 2015–2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data.
The Spanish language infographics are available for national estimates and specifically for Hispanic adults. Continue reading
The Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will accept comments on the draft Coordinated Public Transit–Human Services Transportation (CPT–HST) Plan, also called the Coordinated Plan, (pdf) (html) until September 16, 2019.
The Coordinated Plan supports improved coordination of transportation for seniors and people with disabilities in the Boston region. This plan guides transportation providers who are developing proposals in the Boston region to request funding from the Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5310 Program. To be eligible for funding, a proposal must meet a need identified in the Coordinated Plan. Continue reading
The Tri-State Learning Collaborative on Aging, which covers the northern New England states, is hosting a webinar titled “Celebrating Diversity: Promoting community inclusion and access to community supports and health services.” 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 August 2019 on the momentum of this movement building across the state. Continue reading
Back in June, AARP hosted a Rural Livability Conference, which touched on a range of issues from housing and transportation to broadband access and extreme weather preparedness. Continue reading
To kick-off the season, Honoring Choices Massachusetts is co-hosting a series of Health Care Planning Ambassador Workshops all over the state to empower care providers and community professional to start early and effective care planning conversations with adults anywhere they live, work and gather! Continue reading
The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative promotes funding opportunities to help communities kick-start Age- and Dementia Friendly activities, advance their work, or accomplish action items relative to issues like transportation. Continue reading
This September, the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) is demonstrating how senior centers are integral parts of aging well. Continue reading