Upcoming Events in Healthy Aging

Mar 19, 2024

The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to promote the following events by partners in our network that support inclusive age- and dementia friendly communities:

Join the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) for the second in this two-part series focused on health insurance counseling for family caregivers. This webinar will focus on programs that may assist families with Medicare costs, including federal, state, and other programs for which Medicare beneficiaries may be eligible.

More info and registration is available here.

The City of Medford is hosting the Black Health Series, which covers both physical and mental health topics directly affecting the Black community and will run from February to June. In collaboration with healthcare professionals, community leaders, and subject matter experts, the Black Health Series aims to raise awareness throughout the community about how racial health disparities have harmed generations of Black Americans.

The series will cover a wide range of topics through the five events, including maternal health, cardiovascular health, Alzheimer’s, asthma in children, men’s health, mental wellbeing, and more.

Registration for this event is available here or by contacting the city’s Health Equity Coordinator, Sophie Antoine, at

  • Mass. Association for Mental Health’s “How Much is Too Much” webinar series (virtual, dates listed below)

new webinar series created by the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health’s (MAMH) Older Adult Behavioral Health Network in collaboration with AARP-MA and MA Organization for Addiction Recovery and MAMH’s is targeted to an older adult audience to improve healthy habits – especially as it relates to mental health and wellness. MAMH is promoting the opportunity to livestream an event at a senior center or access at home.

The series is titled, “How Much is Too Much” and will focus on four topics with dates, speakers and registration listed below.

  • 4/3/24 12pm How Much is Too Much: A Conversation about Clutter with Lee Shuer

  • 4/24/24 12pm How Much is Too Much: A Conversation about Loneliness with Sandra Harris

  • 5/1/24 12pm How Much is Too Much: A Conversation about Alcohol with William Stauffer

  • 5/22/24 12pm How Much is Too Much: A Conversation about Nutrition with Dr. Sherri Cheung