In an analysis of census estimates released in December 2020, Brookings finds that between 2010 and 2020, the number of people over age 55 grew by 27%, which is 20 times larger than the growth rate of the collective population under 55 (1.3%). Continue reading
The 2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Racial Equity and Justice Grant continues the work and energy of their company-wide Service Week in September to build a more sustainable, inclusive, and resilient future by supporting not-for-profit organizations serving Massachusetts communities who are addressing racial injustice. Continue reading
Informed by data and stakeholder interviews, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office released a report, “Building Toward Racial Justice and Equity in Health: A Call to Action,” meant to lay out ways stakeholders should come together to address the systemic health inequities facing people of color. Continue reading
The COVID-19 Community Impact Survey (CCIS) – an online survey aimed at collecting data to better understand and identify the social, economic, and health needs and inequities resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic – is now live and ready for you and all of your professional and personal contacts to take.
The Mass. Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to share a variety of funding opportunities that communities and partnering organizations can use to advance age- and dementia friendly initiatives.
Please see the latest opportunities below: Continue reading
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health needs your help supporting communities impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. Join this webinar to learn how you can help disseminate a survey so that findings can be used to shine a light on where help is needed most. Continue reading
Since March, the MetroWest Health Foundation has pivoted its grantmaking and operations to support the region’s efforts to address the coronavirus pandemic. In response to community listening and engagement, the foundation is including “COVID-19 Social Isolation Among Older Adults.” Continue reading
Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced it has committed $1 million to support investments on issues facing diverse communities. The funds will go to the New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund, the Latino Legacy Fund and the Asian Community Fund. Continue reading