National Council on Aging (NCOA)
The NCOA provides tools, resources, and networking opportunities to support professionals in the field of aging, including public policy, program, and funding information.
This online community connects aging professionals nationally for collaboration and learning.
American Society on Aging
The ASA offers professional education, publications, training resources, and information on the latest research in the field of aging supported by a multidisciplinary membership of professionals.
For professionals, AARP provides information about livable communities; updates on government advocacy and public policy; resources within NRTA (AARP’s Educator Community); and news and research related to healthy aging.
Their self-management programs help people and their caregivers control their symptoms, better manage their health problems, and lead fuller lives.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)
The MDPH Division of Prevention and Wellness offers healthy aging activities that foster community-based health promotion and disease prevention programs for older adults. It also provide publications, data reports and links to health education materials for both professionals and the public.
Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA)
The Massachusetts EOEA provides information about services and opportunities for elders and caregivers. Learn more about the statewide elder network, including Aging Services Access Points (ASAP), Councils on Aging (COA) and senior centers in communities across the Commonwealth.
This website is a joint effort of Mass Home Care and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs. In addition to information for consumers, the website also provides job aids, how-to’s, announcements, and forms.
Massachusetts Health Policy Forum
The Massachusetts Health Policy Forum website announces upcoming events and maintains materials from past Healthy Aging Forums including agendas, issue briefs, speaker lists, presentations and handouts.
Tufts Health Plan Foundation
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation funds healthy aging programs to elevate the well-being of older adults so as to enable them to live healthier and happier lives. The foundation makes grants in the following areas: Health & Wellness, Purposeful Engagement and Empowerment.
Healthy Living Center of Excellence
The Healthy Living Center of Excellence (HLCE) delivers evidence-based healthy living programs for older adults and their caregivers. Various programs are also held in Spanish. The HLCE website provides information about each of the programs, a calendar of related events, testimonials, volunteer opportunities, and a list of regional coalition partners.
Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging and Senior Center Directors
The Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging and Senior Center Directors (MCOA) is a non-profit membership organization comprised of municipal Councils on Aging. The MCOA website includes information on programs and services for older adults, legislative updates, data, reports, professional development resources, and more.