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Building a Community for All Ages

Cape Ann Receives Dementia Friendly MA Communities Recognition

Dementia Friendly Massachusetts (DFM) is a grassroots movement to make communities safe, inclusive, and respectful for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia. DFM is an initiative of the Massachusetts Councils on Aging and Dementia Friendly America. The Cape Ann communities of Rockport, Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Gloucester were formally recognized as Dementia Friendly…
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Aging Together: Age & Dementia Friendly Cape Ann Community Summit

Age & Dementia Friendly Cape Ann hosted a summit in Gloucester to explore building a community for all ages on Cape Ann on May 1, 2019.

Aging Together: A Summit to Explore Building a Community for All Ages

Age & Dementia Friendly Cape Ann, SeniorCare Inc. and the four communities of Cape Ann will host “Aging Together,” a free summit to explore how Cape Ann can become a place where all residents–regardless of age or health status–can thrive. The Aging Together Summit will take place on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10am-2pm, at The…
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Age-Friendly Massachusetts Action Plan

The Age-Friendly Massachusetts Action Plan serves as the state’s multiyear plan to make the Commonwealth, as a whole, more age- and dementia-friendly.

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.

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

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

Activities Prior to 2018

SeniorCare Age & Dementia Friendly Initiative topic of discuss at 2017 AARP Livable Communities National Conference.