Tags: Fall Prevention, Technical Assistance
The NCOA leads the National Falls Prevention Resource Center, which supports the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based falls prevention programs and strategies across the nation. Visit this page for tools, resources, webinars, and technical assistance.
Tags: Family Caregiving, National, Professional Organizations
The National Alliance for Caregiving advances family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy. Their website contains caregiving data, information about state and local coalitions, general caregiving resources, and more.
Tags: Councils on Aging, Directory, Massachusetts
Download the Massachusetts Councils on Aging Directory.
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Funding, Massachusetts
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.
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Medication Management
This article by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) explains why managing your medication matters.
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
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.
Tags: Massachusetts, Nutrition
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs provides a list of meals and nutrition resources and services for older adults.