Monthly Scoop: February 2019

Thank you for being flexible last week with the snow forecast. We were sad to cancel Ariel Sherry, and plan to reschedule.

For Our March Meeting:March Mentor Madness
Our next meeting on Wednesday, March 20th will highlight mentoring opportunities in the field of aging, followed by an opportunity for structured networking.

Membership Dues
Our membership dues cycle is from September 2018 through June 2019: $30 for professionals and $20 for students. If you haven’t yet paid, you can now conveniently pay online.

Articles & Mixed Media
Check out the new Age-Friendly Massachusetts Action Plan.

The Executive Office of Elder Affairs welcomes your feedback.

Read or listen to find out why older adults in Japan are choosing to go to prison. 

When a CCRC denied a same sex couple the opportunity to live there, they sued. The case was dismissed. How can older same sex couples be treated fairly as they age?

Recent studies suggest older men may experience more ageism in the workplace than older women. Find out why

Learn more about the research being conducted by New York University’s Accommodating Generations in Employment (AGE) Initiative. Click here to participate. 

In Maine, deaths outnumber births. Learn about the impact this demographic change is having on one particular county. 

Should paid family leave extend beyond new parents to those caring for a parent or relative? This commentary explains why it should. 

The President & CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife highlights five areas in the care of older adults that we should keep an eye on in 2019. 

Read up on the latest tactics used by senior centers and more to attract baby boomers. 

seat dispute at a nursing home bingo game turned ugly, resulting in physical violence and a call to the Canadian police.

Why do you think this story got international attention?

Watch this brief Saturday Night Live reference to the bingo altercation.

We look forward to seeing many of you in March!
~Ilana Klarman, Boston Bridge Board Vice President