Discounts via FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Start May 12

The Federal Communications Commission today (5/12) kicked off the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will make available up to $3.2 billion worth of consumer discounts on broadband services and equipment like computers and tablets.

Equity in Aging – News, Resources and Upcoming Events

With the launch of Equity in Aging from the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative, AARP Massachusetts and the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts, we will be periodically sharing news, resources and upcoming events on the topic that may be of interest to our network of partners and stakeholders.

State Funding Awards for Housing, Transportation and Community Services Include Strong Support for Older Adults

In the past week, the state has announced the latest grant awards for MassDOT’s Shared Winter Streets and Spaces program, Affordable Housing Development, and Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) – all of which include multiple projects that support older adults. All of the following award announcements are great examples for age- and dementia friendly communities … Continue reading State Funding Awards for Housing, Transportation and Community Services Include Strong Support for Older Adults

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan Foundations Give $1 Million to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Education in Communities of Color

In their first joint community investment, the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Tufts Health Plan Foundation are giving $1 million to support vaccine education, awareness and outreach in communities of color. Just one month after Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan announced their combined organization, this investment is an immediate response to … Continue reading Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan Foundations Give $1 Million to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Education in Communities of Color