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  • Massachusetts Senate to Take Up Nursing Home Reform

    The Massachusetts Senate is set to take up nursing home reform Thursday, July 25th. The Massachusetts House has passed a bill last year. COVID-19 highlighted problematic issues at nursing homes. …
  • AARP Urges Governor Healey to Sign Budget

    With the Massachusetts House & Senate agreeing on budget, Gov. Healy is expected to sign it. AARP is highlighting some key provisions in the budget that will impact seniors in the Bay State…
  • Bob's Own Words: What is Age-Friendly?

    A definition of Age-friendly in the words of a local Bay Stater just like you. Bob Lovinger is a retired journalist and grant writer turned AARP Volunteer. He is resident of Bristol County. …

Home & Community Resources

AARP HomeFit® Guide
AARP HomeFit® Guide

More and more, people want to stay in their home for a lifetime. Learn how to make your house, apartment, or mobile home safer and comfortable for all stages of your life.

Creating Community Gardens for People of All Ages
Creating Community Gardens for People of All Ages

Community gardens can have many benefits – from improving health to alleviating food insecurity. Learn how to build invigorating and intergenerational community gardens and outdoor spaces.

AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit
AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit

Many communities are designed for automobiles with little consideration for pedestrians and their safety. Learn how to assess the safety and walkability of your community and how to inspire any needed change.

AARP Bike Audit Tool Kit
AARP Bike Audit Tool Kit

Most community streets just aren’t designed for the growing number of cyclists. Learn how to evaluate how safe your streets are for cyclists and how you can advocate for any needed improvements.

Veterans Home Modification Benefits Guide: Digital Edition
Veterans Home Modification Benefits Guide: Digital Edition

This guide connects veterans and military families with financial assistance programs to modify their homes. All information is free.

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