The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative encourages stakeholders and communities involved in the age- and dementia friendly movement to check out the following upcoming events:
Caring for Those Who Care: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Family Caregivers is a training curriculum created by the Diverse Elders Coalition. This 90-minute Diverse Family Caregivers Overview training is designed for healthcare, social service and aging professionals who wants to better serve diverse family caregivers and older adults.
More information and registration is available here: https://bit.ly/DECOverviewTrainingSept21
- MA Taskforce to End Loneliness & Build Community Celebrates “Good Neighbor Day” (Sept. 28th, 10:00 am)
Join the Massachusetts Task Force to End Loneliness and Build Community for a virtual summit to celebrate National Good Neighbor Day on September 28 at 10-12. The theme is “Shift Happens,” looking beyond the pandemic to address social isolation and forge friendships across Massachusetts. You’ll hear from the keynote speaker, Marc Freedman, Founder & Co-CEO of Encore.org, on the importance of “embracing shift” as we move toward a co-generational approach to healthy aging and problem-solving in the community. You’ll also learn from Senator Patricia Jehlen about the state’s commitment to this issue, have the opportunity to engage with Taskforce leaders and fellow Massachusetts residents of all ages, and come away with tangible ideas to take action in your neighborhood!
Learn more and register at www.endlonelinessma.com/summit