Tag Archives: advocacy

New Index from PHI Ranks States on Direct Care Workforce Policy Supports

A new online tool is available to help policymakers, advocates, and other leaders in various states understand how they support direct care workers, where they can improve, and how they compare to other states.

Created and led by PHI, the Direct Care Workforce State Index offers an interactive, data-driven picture of how states’ public policies support direct care workers and how these workers are faring financially. Continue reading

Statements on Racism and Inequity from Healthy Aging Organizations

The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is proud to promote inclusive communities that support all older adults and residents of all ages.

In light of recent and ongoing racial violence as well as the protests taking place across the country and all over Massachusetts, MHAC is sharing and amplifying the following statements from national organizations involved with advocacy and support of diverse older adults.

In addition, MHAC has highlighted excerpts from these statements, but we encourage those reading to view them in their entirety at the links provided. Continue reading

MHAC’s COVID-19 Updates and Resources: 5/22-5/28

In addition to an evolving COVID-19 resource page, MHAC is continuing to collect and share updates on COVID-19 from state government, federal agencies like the Centers for Disease Control, and other key stakeholders.

These updates are to help and inform a wide range of individuals and partners, including communities working to become more age- and dementia friendly.

Please see the latest updates below: Continue reading