The 2015 White House Conference On Aging (WHCOA). The WHCOA is holding regional forums across the country soliciting input & ideas. The regional forums are co-sponsored by AARP and coordinated with the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations. The Regional Forum in Boston is scheduled on May 28th 2015. Participation is by invitation only but the event will be webcast live. When: Thur  ... Read More



Category: Senior Policy , News & Events , Boston , Senior Health , Senior Veterans , LGBT Seniors

Some facts about Alzheimer’s: • Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s.• Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States.• More Than 5 million Americans are living with the disease and over 15 million people serving as their caregivers.• About 13 million women are either living with Alzheimer’s or caring for someone who has   ... Read More



Category: News & Events , In the Community , Boston , Senior Health , Alzheimer’s & Dementia

A wonderful project is in the works! A business enterprise that helps a social cause with meaningful impact – to open a café in the Boston area run entirely by people with disabilities. The tagline says it all – “Creating opportunities for people with all abilities, one cup of coffee at a time.” Galit Schwartz, an area resident and a volunteer at the Learning Program sponsored by the Bo  ... Read More



Category: News & Events , In the Community , Boston , Brookline , Adults with Disabilities

WHEN Friday, July 4, 2014 EVENT TYPE City Calendar Event DETAILS City offices closed. Sunday parking rules in effect. Boston Public Libraries closed. BCYF Community Centers are closed. The Mirabella and Clougherty Pools will be open regular hours.  ... Read More



Category: News & Events , In the Community , Boston