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NCLER Promotes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) provides the legal services and aging and disability communities with the tools and resources they need to serve older adults with the greatest economic and social needs. Each year, June 15th is designated as World...

MassDOT Announces “Grant Central” Community Grants Portal

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Highway Division is announcing the launch of a new community grants portal named Grant Central. The portal will be a hub of information and resources about MassDOT grants available to all 351 communities in...

HHS Delivers Strategic Framework for National Plan on Aging

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through its Administration for Community Living, released “Aging in the United States: A Strategic Framework for a National Plan on Aging.” The report lays the groundwork for a coordinated effort – across the private...

Data Available from Mass. DPH Community Health Equity Survey

At the recent quarterly Statewide Network Meeting, MHAC was joined by the Mass. Department of Public Health to promote data availability from the Community Health Equity Survey (CHES). The community-based survey aimed to collect data on social and structural...

Mass Home Care Chosen to be Among Twenty Community Care Hubs by USAging

Mass Home Care is among 20 Community Care Hubs (CCH) that were chosen for new infrastructure and innovation grants recently announced by the Center of Excellence to Align Health and Social Care (COE), part of the Aging and Disability Business Institute at USAging. The...

MCOA Introduces ActiveAgers Initiative and Toolkit

Mass Councils on Aging's (MCOA) ActiveAgers is a new initiative aimed at promoting physical activity and enhancing the quality of life for older adults across Massachusetts. This program shines a spotlight on the diverse and dynamic fitness programs offered by local...