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New Elder Index report finds high levels of economic insecurity among Massachusetts’ older residents

Massachusetts is home to the nation’s highest percentage of older adults living alone who are unable to afford basic necessities without extra assistance, according to new research from UMass Boston’s Gerontology Institute. Nearly three-fifths, or 57 percent, of adults age… Continue Reading →

CSDRA: Ten years of helping Massachusetts communities serve their older residents

“The center has built a reputation of being the people who local communities turn to when they have questions about their aging population.” Caitlin Coyle, PhD, directorCenter for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, UMass Boston In 1998, when Carol… Continue Reading →

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