Gerontology Institute Blog

UMass Boston

Tag

AARP

Reach Out Massachusetts Mobilizes Communities to Combat Social Isolation

The desire to spend time alone is a natural and even healthy urge. But, seeking time alone and social isolation, are not the same. Social isolation — defined as a lack of social connections — is considered a serious public… Continue Reading →

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards UMass Boston New Grant to Support Age-Friendly Boston Initiative

Tufts Health Plan Foundation has announced a two-year grant of $200,000 to the University of Massachusetts Foundation to provide strategic support for the Age-Friendly Boston initiative, which supports healthy aging through access to community resources, services, and supports that older… Continue Reading →

Boston Residents Graduate as First Class of New Senior Civic Academy

Want seniors to become more engaged in their communities and speak up effectively on issues that matter to them? Cities and towns can help by teaching their older residents some important skills and providing practical information. Case in point: The… Continue Reading →

The Age-Friendly Movement: How it Grew and What Plans for an Older Future Could Achieve

The age-friendly movement is being embraced in small towns, cities and even states across the country. All of them see populations growing older and recognize that they must adapt. They are assessing needs and creating plans so their communities will… Continue Reading →

© 2022 Gerontology Institute Blog — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑

Skip to toolbar