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MCOA Fall Conference 2014 Registration, Bulletin and Sponsor/Vendor Information Packet now available!
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Upcoming Meetings

September 12th Board Meeting Register Now
September 25th Protective Services Training Register Now

LGBT Listening Sessions

The Massachusetts Commission on LGBT Aging has announced four historic listening sessions with a goal of investigating, analyzing and studying a number of key areas including: health, housing and social connections for LGBT older adults and their caregivers, and to make recommendations to improve access to benefits and services where appropriate and necessary.
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2014 Fall Conference
October 8, 9 & 10
Sea Crest Hotel & Conference Center, Falmouth, MA

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Conference Bulletin

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Plenary Sessions
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Sponsor, Exhibitor and Vendor Information Packet


The Job Search Services Program

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Information & Referral Form

KIOSK WEBSITE “Civic Engagement: Work, Serve, and Learn”

MMA Link to Cities and Towns:

Not all communities operate web sites that feature services and programs offered at the local Council on Aging, but this site will link you to your town where you can check the availability of a local COA web page.
See 'City and Town Web sites' at left.
If you do not see your town listed, please contact us.

Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report Released

The Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston's McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies in collaboration with Tuft Health Plan Foundation and the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum released an extensive data report which provides a unique profile of nearly 100 healthy aging indicators for every city and town in Massachusetts (plus 16 Boston neighborhoods).
The report benchmarks local indicators of healthy aging which can be used by policymakers and aging service providers to assess the health status and health care needs of their community.


Administration on Aging

Administration on Aging — U.S. Population by Age: July 1, 2010

A Profile of Older Americans — 2012
A Profile of Older Americans — 2011
A Profile of Older Americans — 2010
A Profile of Older Americans — 2009

New U.S. Census 2010 Webpage

As they ramp up operations after the partial government shutdown, the U.S. Census Bureau on Wednesday announced its new timetable for releasing American Community Survey statistics drawn from data collected between 2010 and 2012. Originally scheduled for release on Oct. 24, the data will now be released on Nov. 14. Estimates will cover all geographic areas with populations of 20,000 or more and for the first time comparison profiles will be available to permit individuals to compare changes over two three-year periods, 2007-2009 and 2010-2012. Census officials say the data can play a critical role in decision-making about investments and services, and have proven useful over the years to retailers, home builders, police departments and municipal planners. - M. Norton/SHNS

2010 U.S. Census Project
Metropolitan Area Planning Council — February 18, 2011

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Best Practices Roundtable — 2009 MCOA Conference Results

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