Use this Resource Library to find healthy aging resources. Here are a few tips for searching the library:
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- To view a resource, click its title.
- In the column to the right, you can filter by format, audiences, tags, or categories.
This website is a federal guide to understanding Medicare costs.
This guide outlines disability accommodation costs, providing information on ramps, doorways, stairs, kitchen and bathroom accommodations. Source: HomeAdvisor.com
The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers website provides basic information on geriatric care management.
Source: MortgageCalculator.org The Guide to Aging at Home Safely and with Dignity provides information on fall prevention, home safety, fraud prevention, costs to consider, and information for family members.
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. […]
The Healthy Community Design Toolkit provides health advocates with a path to improve community health. The second edition of this report has a focus on aging.
This organization is an awareness group that aims to educate the public about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and medical devices that have the potential to cause patients serious harm. DrugWatch.com is continually updated with drug recall news, recent FDA approvals, drug interactions, side effects, and current developments in the medical field. In addition, patient advocates […]
CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them.
The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles provides information and resources for older drivers, including workshops, driving evaluations, and alternatives to driving.
January 2014 presentation of the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report by Beth Dugan, Ph.D., associate professor of Gerontology at UMass Boston. Reaction from Secretary Ann Hartstein, MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, and Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett, MA Department of Public Health.