NEWS

Healthy Aging Jobs Available at Ethos, Mass-ALA

The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to pass along the following job opportunities and does so periodically, by request. Ethos: Healthy Aging Program Coordinator (Part-Time) Become part of the Healthy Aging team at Ethos – assisting the Healthy...

Age-Friendly Funding Alert: MassTrails Deadline Approaching

MassDOT is reminding the public that February 1, 2019 is the application deadline for funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s MassTrails Program, a competitive funding program which will allow municipal and public entities to expand and connect networks of...

AARP Releases 2019 ‘Dangerous by Design’ Report

The 2019 Dangerous by Design report ranks states and metropolitan areas throughout the United States according to how dangerous the roadways are for pedestrians. Published by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition, with support from AARP,...

Commonwealth Mag Publishes Op-Ed on ‘Aging in Community’

Commonwealth Magazine featured an opinion piece by President and CEO of 2Life Communities and MHAC Executive Committee Member Amy Schectman on how "aging in community" is preferable to "aging in place. The nonprofit senior living provider defines "aging in the...

Age-Friendly Universities Launch Webinar Series

Age-Friendly Universities (AFU) are an opportunity to address ageism by making campuses more inclusive of older adults and offering mentoring that benefits young and old, but the designation also provides a chance to collaborate with communities seeking to become...

Mayor Walsh Announces the Launch of the Age Strong Commission

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh  announced the launch of the Age Strong Commission, formerly known as the Commission on Affairs of the Elderly, at his annual State of the City address. The new name reflects the City's efforts to make Boston inclusive, accessible and...

Age-Friendly News Clips: November and December 2018

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 the last two months of 2018 (through Jan 7)...