NEWS

Central MA Planners Seek Comments on ‘Mobility2040’

Mobility2040 is the long-range transportation planning document for the Central Massachusetts Metropolitan Planning Organization and describes the region's current transportation system and how that system should be maintained and modified over the next 20 years. ...

Age-Friendly Funding Alert: America Walks

America Walks, partners of the Every Body Walk! Collaborative, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Juliet Ashby Hillman Foundation, Lyft, WalkBoston, and other generous sponsors, are excited to announce another round of our popular Community Change Grant program. This...

Metro Boston Mayors Set New Goal of 185,000 Housing Units by 2030

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, and the 13 other communities of the Metro Mayors Coalition today announced a new regional housing production goal for coalition cities and towns to meet the demands of a robust regional economy and a...

HUBweek Event Features Health and Healthy Aging Tech Showcase

In three short years, HUBweek has grown into a leading ideas festival, covering the forefront of innovation and bringing together attendees from 59 countries, 46 states and 38 industries. Included in this year's events is a "Hall of the Future," which will showcase...

WalkBoston Hosting “Step on It!” Scavenger Hunt

WalkBoston is a nonprofit dedicated to improving walkability throughout Massachusetts and the events they host follow suit. Join WalkBoston in a sidewalk scavenger hunt through downtown on Saturday, October 27th, starting at 1:00pm!  12:00pm – 12:45pm: Registration,...

AARP Releases Guide to Creating Age-Friendly Parks and Public Spaces

AARP's Livable Communities team has released a free, step-by-step guide to developing fun, safe and healthy outdoor places. Public parks are important places for building a sense of community and social belonging. They are spaces that belong to everyone, regardless of...

Age-Friendly News Clips: September 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 September 2018 on the momentum of this...