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Managing Diabetes in Older Adults

May 2014

Thirty two percent of adults age 65 or older in Massachusetts have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report. Diabetes is a chronic disease that can often be effectively managed with lifestyle changes, especially by losing weight and/or maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and eating healthy foods. In this […]


Importance of Healthy Eating

May 2014

In recognition of National Nutrition Month in March, this video highlights how healthy eating and lifestyle changes can promote better health. Healthy Eating classes are beneficial in helping older adults learn about portion control, cooking nutritious meals and label reading including education on the different food groups as well as fats and sweets. Participants, like […]


Highlights from Building Age-Friendly Communities: the Summit

May 2014

Highlights from Building Age-Friendly Communities: The Summit was hosted by the Tufts Health Plan Foundation in partnership with The Boston Foundation. The Summit, held March 18, 2015, brought together nearly 400 thought leaders to discuss what it will take for our communities to become age-friendly and how to mobilize partner coalitions in this work.


Dance for Health: Promoting Physical, Mental and Social Well-­Being for Older Adults in Southwest Boston

March 2014

View this poster presented at the 2014 Healthy Aging Forum, “Dance for Health: Promoting Physical, Mental, and Social Well-Being for Older Adults in Southwest Boston.”


National Council on Aging

February 2014

Visit the National Council on Aging website for information on disease prevention, benefits checkups, elder abuse, falls prevention, Medicare, and more. Find resources in many topic areas geared toward aging professionals, older adults, aging advocates and caregivers.


Adult Immunization Schedule

January 2014

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Download the latest United States Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults

January 2014

Download CDC’s Guide, “Identifying Vulnerable Older Adults and Legal Options for Increasing Their Protection During All-Hazards Emergencies: A Cross-Sector Guide for States and Communities.”


Eldercare Locator

January 2014

The Eldercare Locator is a database by the U.S. Administration on Aging that connects users to services for older adults and their families.


Dementia & Alzheimer’s Caregiver Center

January 2014

The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center provides support and information for caregivers of patients with alzheimer’s and dementia.


Administration for Community Living – Data & Statistics

January 2014

View data and statistics focusing on older adults from the Administration for Community Living.


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