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In innovative partnership, City and State team up to house chronically homeless older adults and pair them with services & supports posted on Jun 23

The City of Boston’s Boston’s Way Home, in partnership with MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) and MassHealth, hosted a “housing surge” on June 15, designed to connect chronically homeless older adults with housing while qualifying them for services and support.  This unique partnership   …Continue Reading In innovative partnership, City and State team up to house chronically homeless older adults and pair them with services & supports

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day posted on Jun 12

June 15, 2017 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). On that day, communities all over the world will highlight the growing problem of elder abuse in order to raise awareness and engage more active support for our older adults. The U.S. Administration on Aging   …Continue Reading World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Age Out Loud! Celebrate Older Americans Month in May

Age Out Loud! Celebrate Older Americans Month in May posted on May 1

Age-Friendly World! Anti-aging Workouts! Second Acts!  Lifelong Learning! Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to and the way we talk about aging is changing too. For many Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a renewed energy,   …Continue Reading Age Out Loud! Celebrate Older Americans Month in May

Older Americans Are Blazing A Trail - Celebrate Older Americans Month in May

Older Americans Are Blazing A Trail – Celebrate Older Americans Month in May posted on May 6

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) is celebrating Older Americans Month and following this year’s theme “Blaze a Trail” emphasizing the ways older adults are reinventing themselves through new work and new passions, engaging their communities, and blazing a trail of positive impact   …Continue Reading Older Americans Are Blazing A Trail – Celebrate Older Americans Month in May