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Dementia Friendly Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure

May 2024

The Massachusetts Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and All Other Dementias created a workgroup with a goal of defining age-and dementia friendly design considerations for physical infrastructure, disseminating those findings and advocating for their inclusion in relevant state funding programs. That workgroup is pleased to share the culmination of that work in the form of […]


AgeSpan

November 2023

In an effort to combat social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, AgeSpan (formerly Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore) partnered with Fidelity House to launch a digital access program for low-income seniors and individuals of all ages with disabilities. The program opened in summer 2021, providing computer tablets, data plans, and personalized […]


Age-Friendly Bus Stops: Creating Bus Stops for People of All Ages

January 2022

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

September 2021

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

September 2021

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

September 2021

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

September 2021

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

September 2021

Host Organization: Northampton Senior Services Program: Tech Loan and Training Program


Age-Friendly Winter Spaces: Ideas for Municipalities to Embrace Winter (Guide)

December 2020

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

November 2020

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 […]


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