Grantee Stories

MSP signing with Gov. Baker

Building Economic Security

Massachusetts Senior Action Council

The Massachusetts Senior Action Council celebrated a signature legislative victory this year: Governor Baker’s 2020 budget eases health care costs for 40,000 older people with low incomes.

Harry from Age Strong campaign

Aging Strong: Behind the Scenes

Age Strong Commission, Boston

Ageism continues to shape the workforce. Boston’s Age Strong Commission is out to change that with a multimedia campaign featuring eight Bostonians who personify what it means to #AgeStrong. Go behind-the-scenes and see why these older Bostonians are a lot of things, but “OVER THE HILL” they’re not.

Intergenerational Farmers' Market

Bridging Generation Gaps

LISC Rhode Island

Isolation can take its toll on older people—even affecting our health. In Central Falls, R.I., an innovative new intergenerational program works to change all that.

Ethos

Responding to LGBT Elders

Ethos

Older LGBT people face unique challenges. With our support, Jamaica Plain-based Ethos can do more to change that paradigm.

NH Healthy Aging Data Report at State House

Reimagining Aging in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Alliance for Healthy Aging, New Hampshire Healthy Aging Data Report, Senior Leader Ambassador Network

A new state-level commission will promote healthy aging in communities across New Hampshire. Three critical elements helped make it happen.

Changing the Conversation about Aging

Changing the Conversation about Aging

Reframing Aging

People are living longer and, for the most part, healthier lives. We’re also accumulating wisdom and insights that can benefit our communities.

Age-Friendy Springfield

Creating a Culture of Inclusion

Live Well Springfield

How did Springfield, Mass., become the first city in the nation to receive three age-friendly designations? Three words: Time. Tenacity. And collaboration.

Klaatch New Haven

Turning Neighbors into Friends

The Towers Foundation

With loneliness on the rise among older people, The Towers at Tower Lane in New Haven is building community in a bold new way

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Latino Health Insurance Program class participants

Making Aging Well a Priority

Latino Health Insurance Program

Through its Mi Vida, Mi Salud (“My Life, My Health”) program, the Latino Health Insurance Program conducts healthy aging classes, provides transportation and assists older adults with medical coverage and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) enrollment.

photo courtesy of Jessie Gladin-Kramer, Feeding America

Elder Hunger

Greater Boston Food Bank & Merrimack Valley Food Bank

Nearly nine million seniors in the United States face the threat of hunger, an increase of 88 percent over a decade’s time.

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Building Social Connections

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly & FriendshipWorks

Healthy Eating for Successful Living

Hebrew SeniorLife

Making Cultural Connections

BayPath Elder Services

Building Strength and Stamina

Rogerson Communities

Retirees, Nonprofits Welcome ReServe to Greater Boston

ReServe

Empowering Seniors

Project RIGHT

Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

Montachusett Opportunity Council

Kit Clark Senior Services Fit-4-Life Program

Kit Clark Senior Services

Finding a Universal Language

Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly

Q&A with Hearth’s Mark Hinderlie

Hearth

Meet the Golden Tones

The Golden Tones Chorus

Generations Incorporated

Generations Incorporated

Finding Purpose in Teaching Kids

Jumpstart

Breaking Down Barriers

Wang YMCA of Chinatown

Community Health Programs

Community Health Programs

Cycling for Strength & Social Interaction

All Out Adventures

Reduce the Risk of Falls at Home

Carroll Center for the Blind

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