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Use this Resource Library to find healthy aging resources. Here are a few tips for searching the library:
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January 2014
January 2014
Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Funding, Massachusetts
Format: Website

Tufts Health Plan Foundation’s seeks to fund programs that will move communities, particularly the most vulnerable, toward accomplishing the World Health Organization’s goals for Age-friendly Cities. Specifically in the area of Systems and Best Practices, the Foundation will fund activities in Health and Wellness, Workforce Development Purposeful Engagement, and Field and Capacity Building that will improve or build systems to support healthy living with an emphasis on the systems that are serving older adults, bring organizations together to work collaboratively to achieve broader impact and change, and/or scale efforts to address community needs.

January 2014
Taos Institute Positive Aging Newsletter
Tags: ListServ
Format: Newsletter

Sign up for the Toas Institute’s Positive Aging Newsletter to learn about the positive aspects of aging.

January 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – State of Healthy Aging Report 2013
Tags: None
Format: PDF

Download the CDC’s 2013 State of Aging & Health in America Report.

January 2014
National Council on Aging – Managing Your Medicine
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Medication Management
Format: Website

This article by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) explains why managing your medication matters.

December 2013
MassHousing – Rental List (Massachusetts)
Tags: Housing, Massachusetts
Format: PDF

This resource contains the most up-to-date version of the Massachusetts MassHousing Rental List.

December 2013
MassHousing – Section 8 Property Listing
Tags: Disabilities, Housing, Massachusetts
Format: PDF

This resource contains the MassHousing Section 8 Property Listing.

December 2013
Veterans Resource Guide (Massachusetts)
Tags: Disabilities, Education, Finances, Housing, Massachusetts, Veterans
Format: PDF

The Massachusetts Veterans Resource Guide was published in November 2013 by the Office of Attorney General Martha Coakley, and provides information for veterans about finances, housing, education, benefits and more.

December 2013
The Arts and Human Development
Tags: Arts in Aging
Format: PDF
 In 2011, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted a convening to showcase studies and evidence-based programs that have identified outcomes from arts interventions. The resulting white paper proposes a framework for long-term collaboration among the NEA, HHS, and other federal agencies to build capacity for future research and evidence-sharing about the arts’ role in human development.
December 2013
Grantmakers in Aging
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Arts in Aging, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Finances, Funding, Housing, Mental Health, Multicultural Aging, Nutrition, Older Workers, Pain Management, Physical Activity, Retirement, Social Engagement, Transportation
Format: Website

Grantmakers in Aging is a membership organization that is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging. This website provides information on a variety of aging issues from affordable housing to mental health, family caregiving, and transportation and more.