With support from AARP, the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and its Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) designed a toolkit to provide resources to
advance age inclusivity in institutions of higher education.
The suite of tools can be used by faculty, students, administrators, and other campus leaders, but MHAC encourages age- and dementia friendly communities to also use the resource to help partner with local colleges and universities. Continue reading →
The RoseMary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies at Lasell University is working with the Massachusetts Gerontology Association (MGA) to raise awareness about careers in aging and explore ways to connect students at our colleges and universities to local internship and related opportunities in the field of aging. Continue reading →
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 →
In a great example of Age-Friendly Communities partnering with their local colleges and universities, UMass-Lowell, which has already been working with Lawrence and local organizations for years, will now be focused on helping the city’s own Age-Friendly initiative.
In collaboration with Groundwork Lawrence, the Lawrence Council on Aging and the Mayor’s Health Task Force, UMass-Lowell researchers have a goal of reaching 8,000 residents of all ages and from all parts of the city. Continue reading →
The Massachusetts Gerontology Association (MGA) is announcing its endorsement of the Age-Friendly University (AFU) initiative and the 10 AFU principles that reflect a pioneering international effort intended to highlight the role higher education can play in responding to the needs and interests of our aging population. Continue reading →