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Lydia Greene Joins Tufts Health Plan Foundation Board

August 3, 2017

Tufts Health Plan Foundation today announced Lydia Greene, senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Tufts Health Plan, has joined the Foundation’s board of directors as a management representative. Greene has worked at Tufts Health Plan since 2004.

“Lydia has a strong commitment to community and a personal and professional passion for advancing older adults in the workplace and in their lives,” said Thomas P. O’Neill, III, chairman of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation board. “She will be an asset to our board.”

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New Report on Dementia-Friendly Activities Across the Commonwealth

August 1, 2017

Report on Demographics, Programs, and Services for an Age- and Dementia-Friendly Commonwealth: What We Have and What We Need was released today. The report provides a comprehensive look at the current activities and resources in place to support populations over 65 years old and those living with dementia and their caregivers.

The report offers recommendations for building age- and dementia-friendly communities, identifies gaps in resources for this growing population and includes strategies to increase those supports.

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New investments of $1.7 million support age-friendly communities

June 19, 2017

Today Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced new community investments of more than $1.7 million to build healthier communities by promoting collaboration and improving systems and best practices. These grants reflect the Foundation’s commitment to advancing age-friendly policies and practices that are relevant, focus on older adults, and include them in community solutions. The 21 new grants represent collaborations with more than 200 community organizations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

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