News & Events

Building a Community for All Ages

Essex Awarded $20k for ADFCA

The town of Essex has received state money to fund a flagship regional effort to benefit Cape Ann residents affected by aging and dementia. Read an article about the presentation ceremony at:$20K to help answer how to aid aging on Cape Ann

Presentation of Regional Needs Assessment Findings

A presentation and discussion of the Cape Ann regional needs assessment conducted by the Gerontology Institute, Center for Social & Demographic Research on Aging at University of Massachusetts Boston was held on September 21, 2018, at the SeniorCare offices in Gloucester, MA. Dr. Caitlin Coyle, Research Fellow at the Gerontology Institute, presented the findings on…
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Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards $190k to SeniorCare

Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced a three-year grant of $190,650 to SeniorCare to support a combined age- and dementia-friendly initiative developing in the Cape Ann communities of Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport. The grant reflects the Foundation’s commitment to advancing inclusive policies that create thriving and vital communities that work for people of all ages.…
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Activities Prior to 2018

November 6-15, 2017Dr. Caitlin Coyle from UMass Boston facilitated discussions with residents of Gloucester, Rockport, Essex and Manchester by the Sea about how to make Cape Ann more age & dementia friendly. Members from all aspects of the community were encouraged to attend, including caregivers and persons directly impacted by aging and dementia, government, human service…
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