Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Transportation, Cultural Programs

For communities and regions looking to become Age- and Dementia Friendly, as well as their organizational partners, the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative identifies and shares funding opportunities that help improve livability and well-being.

UMass-Lowell Researchers Partner with Age-Friendly Lawrence

In a great example of Age-Friendly Communities partnering with their local colleges and universities, UMass-Lowell, which has already been working with Lawrence and local organizations for years, will now be focused on helping the city’s own Age-Friendly initiative. In collaboration with Groundwork Lawrence, the Lawrence Council on Aging and the Mayor’s Health Task Force, UMass-Lowell … Continue reading UMass-Lowell Researchers Partner with Age-Friendly Lawrence

Age-Friendly News Clips: Late August 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 August on the momentum of this movement building across the state. Scituate Commits to “Age-Friendly” Initiative (Scituate Mariner/Wicked Local) Salem Launches … Continue reading Age-Friendly News Clips: Late August 2018

Age-Friendly News Clips: Early August 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 early August on the momentum of this movement building across the state.

City of Boston Launches Age- and Dementia Friendly Business Designation

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston’s Commission on Affairs of the Elderly  launched their Age and Dementia-Friendly Business designation, a new pilot program that encourages local businesses to make their spaces and services more inclusive for people of all ages. Today’s announcement was held at Local 338 Bagels and Coffee in West … Continue reading City of Boston Launches Age- and Dementia Friendly Business Designation