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.

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 – 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
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.