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Gerontology Institute Research Team Completes Report on Healthy Aging in New Hampshire

A research team from the University of Massachusetts Boston has delivered a comprehensive new report on the health of older people in New Hampshire, along with detailed profiles of 244 communities in their state. The first-ever New Hampshire Healthy Aging… Continue Reading →

Gerontology Institute Team Delivers Comprehensive Report on Healthy Aging in Massachusetts

A new report authored by a research team from the University of Massachusetts Boston provides a comprehensive examination of the health of a million older people living in the Commonwealth, including detailed profiles of every city and town. The 2018… 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 →

Grad Research Assistant Wendy Wang to Present Report at China Conference

A new report prepared by UMass Boston Gerontology Institute researchers on resources for elders and those living with dementia in Massachusetts will no doubt be read far and wide. How far? Wendy Wang, the lead graduate research assistant on the… Continue Reading →

Report Focuses on Services, Needs For Elders and Those Living With Dementia

Tufts Health Plan Foundation has released a new report prepared by UMass Boston Gerontology Institute researchers that provides a comprehensive look at current activities and resources in place to support Massachusetts populations over age 65 as well as┬áthose living with… Continue Reading →

UMass Boston Research Team Wins Grant for New Healthy Aging Reports

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has commissioned a UMass Boston gerontology research team to produce 2018 Healthy Aging Data Reports for Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The reports are designed to help residents, agencies, providers and governments understand the older adults… Continue Reading →

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