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Helping aging services providers prevent tech-based scams

Economists say baby boomers age 70 and older hold the greatest wealth of any generation to date. Increasingly, that wealth is the target of financial fraud, or scams. During the pandemic, as older people are relying increasingly on telephones and… Continue Reading →

Facing COVID, Councils on Aging adapt to continue serving clients

Series of surveys document how Massachusetts centers are responding to the pandemic Staff members mastered hosting Zoom meetings. They wore masks, stocked hand sanitizer, and limited walk-in offerings. They prepared and delivered many more weekly meals, and they made many… Continue Reading →

COAs and COVID-19: How Councils Are Adapting to Serve Their Communities

The Gerontology Institute‚Äôs Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging is launching a series of blog posts to follow the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Councils on Aging across Massachusetts. Posts reporting on conversations with COA directors… Continue Reading →

UMass Boston’s Lillian Glickman Honored with MCOA Lifetime Achievement Award

Lillian Glickman has been honored by the Massachusetts Councils on Aging with its Lifetime Achievement Award for more than 50 years of experience in gerontology and work with the Massachusetts aging network. Glickman, co-director of the Management of Aging Services… Continue Reading →

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