Annual Report 2018

We look back on our first decade. This year's report highlights key milestones, includes reflections from community leaders and shows how we've grown over the past ten years.

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Building age-friendly communities is essential if our society is to remain relevant and responsive to this growing population.

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What's New?

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards $1.2 Million to 11 Community Organizations
Investments advance healthy aging policies and practices

December 17, 2018

Tufts Health Plan Foundation today announced 11 new community investments of more than $1.2 million, reflecting the Foundation’s commitment to advancing policies and practices that support healthy aging. These investments are in addition to more than $2 million in previously announced work.

“Advocating for public policy or systems change is essential to achieving social change at scale,” said Thomas P. O’Neill III, who chairs the Tufts Health Plan Foundation board of directors. “By supporting age-friendly efforts, the Foundation hopes to create communities that work for all generations.”

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The Power in Aging and Engaging Community
Annual Report Celebrates Foundation's First Decade

December 13, 2018

For 10 years, Tufts Health Plan Foundation has been steadfast in its commitment to healthy aging, embracing a strong core belief: Communities that listen to and include older people in solutions are stronger, more vibrant and healthier. In this report, we look back on our first decade. And while it only highlights our milestones and features a few stories, it shows how our grantmaking has expanded to include innovative multiyear initiatives and strong collaborations with roots in community.

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New Report Highlights Factors that Influence Healthy Aging in Massachusetts

December 10, 2018

The 2018 Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report was released today. The comprehensive examination of the health of older people in the Commonwealth offers detailed profiles of every city and town, maps and other tools to understand healthy aging trends and disparities throughout the state. Prepared by a research team at the Gerontology Institute at the John W. McCormack Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the report was funded by Tufts Health Plan Foundation. Highlights were shared at a meeting of the Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts.

The report includes Community Profiles for all 351 cities and towns, 16 Boston neighborhoods, 6 Worcester neighborhoods, and 6 Springfield neighborhoods.

Learn more about the 2018 Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report.

Letters of intent for Systems and Best Practices and Collaboration and Community Engagement are due January 23

October 9, 2018

The Foundation is accepting letters of intent (LOIs) for Systems and Best Practices and Collaboration and Community Engagement grants to community organizations as we invest in age-friendly initiatives. The deadline is Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. ET.

If invited to submit a proposal, full applications should be submitted by Frday, March 29, 2019. Grants for this cycle will run from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Learn more about how to apply.

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