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— Announcements —
Aging Mastery Program Round Two RFP Now AvailableAnnouncement RFP Details Application Form
LGBT Listening SessionsThe 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.
BenefitsCheckUp Now AvailableAbout | Overview | FAQs | Register Now for a Training Near You
Register Now for upcoming meetings:
MCOA Advisory Meeting July 17 Register Now
with Certification Workshop, AMP Bidder's Conference and LOHSC Lunch Meeting after
Wellness and Activities Working Groups Meeting July 22 Register Now
MCOA Fall Conference 2014 Call for Presentations and Sponsor/Vendor Information Packet now available!
See below for details.
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— The Latest News —
MCOA Legislative and Budgetary Priorities 2014-2015FY15 Conference Committee Bed Hold
MCOA Supports: S2017 Bed Hold policy
MCOA Supports: S291 PNA Increase
MCOA Supports: Mass in Motion Matching Grant- FY15 funds needed from Conference Committee
MCOA Letter of Support for: Nursing Home Bed Hold Policy
MCOA Letter of Support for: Nursing Home Resident's Personal Needs Allowance (PNA)
MCOA Supports: Mass Home Care: Back to Basics
MCOA Supports: Home Care Aide Council: Homemaker Wage Increase
MCOA Supports: Restoration of Elderly Mental Health Line Item
MCOA Supports: LIHEAP Funding
Save the Date
2014 Fall Conference
October 8, 9 & 10
Sea Crest Hotel & Conference Center, Falmouth, MA
2014 Call for Presentations
Please note: only online submissions will be considered this year.
Details Submission Form
Have a suggestion for a topic, workshop or presenter? Submit it here.
The Program Implementation Guide
The Facilitator's Guide
The Participants Manual
Information & Referral Form
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.
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 — U.S. Population by Age: July 1, 2010
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Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging
116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306, Easthampton MA 01027-2781
Phone: 413-527-6425 Fax: 413-527-7138