By 2060, almost a quarter of the U.S. population will be age 65 or older. Healthy People 2030 focuses on reducing health problems and improving quality of life for older adults.
MHAC is proud to work with Dementia Friendly leaders that will be hosting some upcoming learning opportunities on inclusive support for people living with Dementia as well as Memory Cafes. Continue reading
The Mass. Healthy Aging Collaborative encourages those in our network to join the following upcoming events: Continue reading
The Alzheimer’s Association New England regional chapters have developed resources to help those with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their caregivers navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. The organizations have also included information on their advocacy efforts, and ways you can get involved in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Continue reading
Please see the following webinars and virtual meetings to support age- and dementia friendly communities. Continue reading
Older adults – and people of all ages – looking to remain active and get outside during the COVID-19 pandemic have resources to find accessible parks, trails and community walks, along with reminders of social distancing. Continue reading
AARP has created the Community Connections website to help communities, local organizations, and volunteer groups to stay connected, share ideas, and help those most affected by the Coronavirus. Whether you want to start a group, find a group, or get assistance yourself, the AARP directory can help you connect with people in your community. Continue reading
Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, an annual report released by the Alzheimer’s Association®, reveals the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government and the nation’s health care system, including the latest Alzheimer’s prevalence, incidence, mortality and costs of care data. Continue reading