The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to promote the following funding opportunities that can support inclusive age-and dementia friendly community efforts.
In a recent editorial in the Salem News, Mayor Kim Driscoll marked the five year anniversary of Salem’s age-friendly action plan as well as the creation of the “Salem for All Ages” initiative. Mayor Driscoll proudly marked off a list of notable accomplishments that serve as examples to other age-and dementia friendly efforts.
The Massachusetts Councils on Aging (MCOA) continues to be committed to advancing the health and well-being of older adults through offering access to timely flexible behavioral health services.
Cambridge-based, tech nonprofit Housing Navigator Massachusetts, Inc. [HNMI] announced the launch of its affordable housing search tool today, the first website search tool of its kind to be offered in the state. The effort is a public private partnership announced in the fall of 2019, benefitting from the support of the state’s affordable housing funders, … Continue reading Housing Navigator Massachusetts Announces the Launch of its Statewide Innovative Affordable Housing Search Tool
Older adults are invited to join neighborhood Joy Walks walking clubs and participate in the Joy Walks Challenge taking place September through October.
Building on efforts to enhance access to natural resources and recreational opportunities for residents across the Commonwealth, the Baker Administration recently announced nearly $4 million in grant funding to support 52 trail projects across the Commonwealth as part of the MassTrails Grant Program.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have increased older adults’ risk of falling and injuring themselves, due to changes in physical activity, conditioning and mobility, a new national poll suggests.
During 2021, the Alliance for Digital Equity conducted an assessment of the digital divide and digital equity with over 100 organizations in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties of Massachusetts. Combined with recent census data, the assessment led to a report providing community-level insight into challenges facing those communities with lessons for communities across Massachusetts. The … Continue reading MHAC Contributes to Report and Action on Digital Equity
Check out the funding opportunities available to help create inclusive communities for people of all ages:
U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind national hotline to connect people with disabilities to information and services to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines.