Check out the following events that help support inclusive age- and dementia friendly communities:
- Boston Public Health Commission Listening Sessions on Alzheimer’s/Dementia (various dates through end of June)
As one of seven nationwide award recipients of Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act funding, the Boston Public Health Commission is conducting listening sessions to learn about challenges facing Boston residents who are living with or at risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Your input will help the city
improve services and meet our residents’ needs.
Sign up here for the following listening sessions:
- Paid/professional and unpaid caregivers (session in Spanish): Friday, June 17, 1-2pm, virtual
- People living with ADRD: Wednesday, June 22, 10-11am, virtual
- Unpaid caregivers: Thursday, June 23, 10-11am, virtual
- LGBTQIA+ Seniors: Monday, June 27, 1-2pm, virtual
- BHA Residents: DATE/TIME TBD, in-persona at BHA Development TBD
- Paid/professional caregivers: Wednesday, June 29, 1-2pm, virtual
- Technology Learning Collaborative for Healthy Aging (virtual, June 21)
Join the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs to learn and share updates on digital equity and older adults.
Presentations will include the Mass Broadband Institute (MBI), Mass Law Reform Institute (MLRI) and the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR).
If you have updates to share on behalf of your organization or community, please contact James Fuccione at MHAC (James.Fuccione@mahealthyaging.org).
- Mass. Healthy Aging Collaborative Advisory Council (virtual, June 22)
Join MHAC for our quarterly statewide meeting that is open to our cross-sector network of communities and organizations. Justice in Aging will present on their work to promote Equity in Aging and we will share the newly-released ReiMAgine Aging Year 3 Progress Report. Also hear general updates on the age/dementia friendly movement in Massachusetts.
- 11th Annual LGBTQ+ Elders Conference (Virtual – Friday June 24th)
This year’s conference is titled “LGBTQ+ Elders in an Ever-Changing World” and will be a virtual one-day event focusing on interdisciplinary practice and community engagement for people working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning + older adults and caregivers.