• AARP's New “Where We Live” Publication Highlights Massachusetts Work on Age-Friendly

    4 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    The 2018 edition of “Where We Live” has been released by AARP and the publication that features livability and Age-Friendly projects from across the country highlights some of the exciting work happening in Massachusetts.
    Among the local projects and initiatives is the fact that Massachusetts is among the first in the nation to be designated as an Age-Friendly State. The Age-Friendly Boston effort led by the city's Elderly Commission also shows up several times throughout the book.
    Here is a list of some of the Massachusetts-based efforts featured in the 2018 edition :
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  • Age-Friendly News Clips: Early June, 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    Periodically, the Healthy Aging Collaborative will share news articles that mention state and local efforts to make cities, towns and regions in Massachusetts Age- and Dementia Friendly.
    Check out the following articles from early June on the momentum of this movement building across the state.
    Spreading it Around: How a Health Funder is Using Small Grants to Sustain Momentum
    Age-friendly Yarmouth brings generations together from across the Cape
    Stoughton In Process Of Becoming “Age Friendly Community”
    Resident Calls For Improved Safety At South Braintree Square
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