The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative encourages stakeholders and communities in the age- and dementia friendly community movement to check out the following events and opportunities:
- Technology Learning Collaborative for Healthy Aging (May 1, 12:30-2:00 pm – virtual)
Join the Technology Learning Collaborative for Healthy Aging, co-hosted by the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, on May 1st from 12:30-2:00 pm to learn and share updates on best practices as well as funding and partnership opportunities regarding digital equity and older adults. Presentations on 5/1 will include Mystic Valley Elder Services, Chelsea Council on Aging and Action for Boston Community Development.
There will also be updates from Mass. Broadband Institute, MHAC and a funding opportunity from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. If your organization or community have relevant updates to share with attendees at the meeting, please contact James Fuccione at MHAC (James.Fuccione@mahealthyaging.org).
- Livable Wednesdays from AARP Massachusetts (last Wednesday of each month – virtual)
Join AARP Massachusetts for our Livable Wednesday series on the last Wednesday of each month. Learn the various ways volunteers, organizations, and municipalities across Massachusetts are paying increased attention to the environmental, economic and social factors that influence the health and well-being of people as they age.
Both past webinars, which are recorded, and upcoming events can be viewed here.
- LGBTQ+ ELDERS IN AN EVER-CHANGING WORLD (June 15th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm – virtual)
A virtual one-day conference focusing on interdisciplinary practice and community engagement
for people working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning + older adults and
caregivers. LGBTQ+ people interested in their individual aging or caregiving needs are also invited to attend.