Tag Archives: Massachusetts


January 2014
University of Massachusetts Gerontology Institute
Tags: Data, Massachusetts, Transportation
Format: Website

Download working papers, research papers, books, background papers and fact sheets on University of Massachusetts Gerontology Institute’s publications page.

January 2014
January 2014
Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Funding, Massachusetts
Format: Website

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.

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
Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs – Meals and Nutrition
Tags: Massachusetts, Nutrition
Format: Website

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs provides a list of meals and nutrition resources and services for older adults.

December 2013
NCOA Resource Library on Falls Prevention in Massachusetts
Tags: Fall Prevention, Massachusetts
Format: Database

The National Council on Aging’s resource library contains resources, fact sheets, manuals and guides, and more on the topic of falls prevention.

December 2013
Sloan Center on Aging and Work
Tags: Data, Intergenerational Programs, Massachusetts, Older Workers, Retirement
Format: Website

The Center on Aging and Work at Boston College promotes quality of employment in a multi-generational workforce. Visit this website for publications, current research, a facts and literature database surrounding aging and work and more.

December 2013
Tips and Techniques for Supporting Residents with Mental Illness: A Guide for Staff in Housing for Older Adults
Tags: Housing, Massachusetts, Mental Health
Format: PDF

Source: Jewish Family & Children’s Service

This guide is written to address the mental health issues that often face residents in housing for older adults and contains basic information about mental illnesses, and tips, techniques and suggested language for working with residents with mental illnesses.