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Age-Friendly Bus Stops: Creating Bus Stops for People of All Ages
While transportation infrastructure and services investments are being made broadly across the Commonwealth, bus stops are a one area where a local community can make an incredible impact on residents of all ages. The purpose of this document is to act as a starter resource to empower and equip communities with information and ideas to […]
Healthy Aging Issue Briefs
The Massachusetts Health Policy forum has developed three healthy aging issue briefs associated with the 2009, 2010, and 2012 healthy aging forums. 2009 – Healthy Aging in the Commonwealth: Pathways to Lifelong Wellness The first Issue Brief (Leutz and Driscoll, 2009) included a multifaceted definition of healthy aging, one that is much more than the presence or absence of […]
Addressing the Digital Divide Among Older Adults: Mass. Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Host Organization: The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI) Program: Access Technology Training Program
Addressing the Digital Divide Among Older Adults: Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services
Host Organization: Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) Program: Tech Support Coach Volunteer Program
Addressing the Digital Divide Among Older Adults: Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly
Host Organization: Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly (LBFE)-Boston Program: CitySites and Digital Dividends Program
Addressing the Digital Divide Among Older Adults: Northampton Senior Services
Host Organization: Northampton Senior Services Program: Tech Loan and Training Program
Age-Friendly Winter Spaces: Ideas for Municipalities to Embrace Winter (Guide)
Through grant funding, collaboration, and technical support, communities across Massachusetts have an opportunity to support residents of all ages in remaining physically active and socially engaged this winter. See this new guide outlining potential strategies for communities developed by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative and WalkBoston. Below, you can […]
Report: How Innovative Community Responses to COVID-19 Support Healthy Aging
A new report offers insights from communities’ response during the coronavirus pandemic and demonstrates their nimbleness in creating more inclusive and equitable systems to support older people. How Innovative Community Responses to COVID-19 Support Healthy Aging is the result of a collaboration between the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative and […]
Valuing the Invaluable 2019 Update: Charting a Path Forward
Part of the Valuing the Invaluable series on the economic value of family caregiving, this report updates national and individual state estimates of the economic value of family caregiving using the most current data available. Â Source: AARP
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – State of Healthy Aging in America Data Briefs
Data , tools and resources on a range of topics available on healthy aging and Alzheimer’s from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)