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AARP Massachusetts Announces Age Friendly Mini-Grant Awardees

AARP Massachusetts announced the awardees for its 2018 Age Friendly Mini-Grants program.  Seven winners across the state were awarded grants for age-friendly projects, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support...

Bridges Together Announces Call for Fran Pratt Award Nominees

Bridges Together is announcing the opening of a call for entries for the 2018 Fran Pratt Award. This award is dedicated to individuals who are creating and maintaining opportunities for our older adults and young people to engage with each other in meaningful ways and...

MassDOT Seeking Comments on “Focus40” Investment Plan

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack and MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez announced the release for public comment of a draft of Focus40: The 2040 Investment Plan for the MBTA. MassDOT and the MBTA are seeking feedback on all aspects of the Plan prior to its...

Age-Friendly News Clips: Late July 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 late July on the momentum of this movement...

Resources for Achieving Health Equity in Age-Friendly Communities

At MHAC, health equity is central to our promotion and support of Age-Friendly communities that work for all. Among our core strategies is a focus on embedding access, equity and inclusion throughout our efforts. This set of resources from the Robert Wood Johnson...

Healthy Aging Job Alert: Behavioral Health Policy Analyst at MAMH

The Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH) is seeking an experienced and well-organized individual with a passion for enhancing the quality of life for adults - particularly as they age - and a familiarity with mental health and substance use conditions to...

Governor Baker Co-Authors Newsweek Op-Ed on Alzheimer’s

Along with Montana Democrat Governor Steve Bullock, Governor Charlie Baker co-authored an opinion-editorial in Newsweek urging both sides of the aisle to come together to support the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act (S. 2076/H.R. 4256). After listing stats...