Tag Archives: Housing


May 2019
Connecting Generations in Senior Housing
Tags: Housing, Intergenerational Programs
Format: Toolkit

This toolkit from the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston and Generations United provides practical information, guidance, and templates to help senior housing providers, and other organizations serving older adults, implement high-quality intergenerational programs that will benefit elders and young people in their communities. (more…)

September 2015
2015 Age-Friendly Report: Inspiring Communities
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Civic Engagement, Employment, Housing, Social Engagement, Transportation, Volunteerism
Format: PDF

The 2015 Age-Friendly Report: Inspiring Communities looks at the 8 domains of livability by featuring 16 communities who are working toward becoming more age-friendly. Domains include outdoor spaces and buildings, transportation, housing, social participation, respect and social inclusion, civic participation and employment, communication and information, and community and health services. Source: AARP

April 2015
AARP Livability Index
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Data, Housing, Social Engagement, Transportation
Format: Website

How livable is your community? Use the AARP’s newly launched Livability Index to find out. Communities receive category scores in Housing, Neighborhood, Transportation, Environment, Health, Engagement, and Opportunity.

March 2015
Understanding Brookline: A Report on Poverty
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Housing, Massachusetts
Format: PDF

Source: Brookline Community Foundation

This report is about poverty in Brookline, with information about who makes up the poverty rate in Brookline, what factors cause financial stress, and agencies addressing poverty and the resources they provide.

September 2014
Home Accommodation Cost Guide for People with Physical Disabilities
Tags: Disabilities, Fall Prevention, Home Care and Care Transitions, Housing
Format: Website

This guide outlines disability accommodation costs, providing information on ramps, doorways, stairs, kitchen and bathroom accommodations. Source: HomeAdvisor.com

September 2014
Aging in Place | The National Aging in Place Council
Tags: Finances, Housing, Professional Organizations, Transportation
Format: Website

Age in Place is a website by the National Aging in Place Council, which is a senior support network that supports the idea of aging in place. This website includes information about local Aging in Place chapters, gives practical advice on issues such as housing, health, and transportation,  and provides lists of various service providers. Source: The National Aging in Place Council

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 – Rental List (Boston)
Tags: Housing, Massachusetts
Format: PDF

This resource contains the most up-to-date Boston-area MassHousing Rental List.

December 2013
Housing Search Agencies
Tags: Housing, Massachusetts
Format: PDF

This resource provides a list of housing search agencies around Massachusetts. Source: Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association