Tag Archives: Age-Friendly Universities

Age-Friendly University Work Strengthened with Tools for Advancing Age-Inclusivity in Higher Education

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

UMass-Lowell Researchers Partner with Age-Friendly Lawrence

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