Upcoming Events in Healthy Aging

Feb 21, 2024

The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to promote the following events that offer awareness, resources and other opportunities for stakeholders in the age- and dementia friendly movement:

Join us for the MHAC Statewide Network Meeting, which is open to any stakeholder working to advance age- and dementia friendly communities, policies or practices. At this meeting, attendees will hear from Eric Shupin, Chief of Policy for the Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities regarding the Affordable Homes Act and recent progress on housing policy and production. MHAC and partners will also share funding opportunities and other updates from the age-and dementia friendly movement.

Please contact James Fuccione ( if you would like to share a brief update with the network at this meeting.

Registration is available here.

Join the Technology Learning Collaborative for Healthy Aging, co-hosted by the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, on Feb. 26 from 2:00-3:30 pm to learn and share updates on best practices as well as funding and partnership opportunities regarding digital equity and older adults. Presentations will include 2Life Communities and Wayfinders on digital equity solutions that support older adults in affordable housing.

If your organization or community have relevant updates to share with attendees at the meeting, please contact James Fuccione at MHAC (

Registration is available here.

  • Alzheimer’s Association New England Family Conference – virtual, March 1st and 2nd from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm (both days)

This free, virtual conference is intended for those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their families. Sessions will feature notable guest speakers and include a panel of persons living with early stage dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Association will be offering live, simultaneous Spanish interpretation during the conference using Zoom’s built-in interpretation feature. Attendees can click the globe-shaped “Interpretation” icon in Zoom during the conference to select Spanish and hear the interpretation.

Details on the program, including presenters and registration info, is available here.

  • Pension Action Center Summit to Fight Fraud – in person OR virtual, March 19th from 9am to 3pm

Sponsored by Investor Protection Trust, and presented with the Massachusetts Securities Division, the Pension Action Center will host an in-person convening on fraud prevention on Tuesday, March 19th, 2024.

Hosted in the UMass Ballroom space from 9am-3pm, with programming starting at 10am after a breakfast welcome reception, we will gather a group of experts in this field: guest speakers and panelists including several Q & A sessions. We aim to have presenters from community law enforcement, AARP MA, the Banker’s Association, state officials, in addition to other stakeholders and experts in this space.

Programming will likely include the following:  Secretary of State Galvin, Mike Festa from AARP MA, Anna-Marie Tabor from UMass Boston, Rachel Webber NWDA, as well as Undersecretary Layla D’Emilia.  This will be a hybrid event, live streamed for those who can’t join in person on the day.

Link to Register: