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Use this Resource Library to find healthy aging resources. Here are a few tips for searching the library:
  • Recently added resources appear first.
  • To view a resource, click its title.
  • To view a list of similar resources, click the links for tags (e.g. topic) and format (e.g., PDF, website, etc.).
  • In the column to the right, you can filter by format or browse by tags.

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.

December 2013
Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs – Meals and Nutrition
Tags: Massachusetts, Nutrition
Format: Website

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs provides a list of meals and nutrition resources and services for older adults.

December 2013
National Council on Aging – Chronic Conditions
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management
Format: Website

This link provides news and resources on chronic conditions from the National Council on Aging.

December 2013
NIH Senior Health (Health topics for older adults)
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Vision Loss/Blindness
Format: Website

The NIH Senior Health website contains health and wellness information and resources for older adults.

December 2013
NCOA Resource Library on Falls Prevention in Massachusetts
Tags: Fall Prevention, Massachusetts
Format: Database

The National Council on Aging’s resource library contains resources, fact sheets, manuals and guides, and more on the topic of falls prevention.

December 2013
Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
Tags: Data
Format: Website

The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians through reports, publications and interactive tools.

December 2013
AARP’s Network of Age Friendly Communities
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, National
Format: Website

In affiliation with the World Health Organization, the AARP launched the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. This resource describes this initiative.