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AARP MA Awards Age-Friendly Community Grants

Massachusetts was the source for 40 applications to AARP's Community Challenge grant program and, although two were chosen by the national organization, AARP's state office has announced four additional grant recipients. The Community Challenge Grants program is part...

MassDOT Accepting Comments on State Pedestrian Plan Resource Guide

For the first time since 1998, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is updating the state's Pedestrian Plan, which aims to improve conditions for walkability throughout the Commonwealth. As part of that refresh, MassDOT has released a...

Webinar Available on Supporting Age-Friendly Communities

Grantmakers in Aging recently kicked-off a webinar series to to encourage greater philanthropic engagement in age-friendly efforts across the country. Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative joined New Hampshire's Endowment for Health to present from the perspective...

Boston Mayor Highlights Home-Share Pilot Program

On September 20th, Mayor Marty Walsh announced the City's Home Share Pilot Program in partnership with www.nesterly.io and the success of their first 8 inter-generational matches in a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. nesterly is an online platform to...