FY20 Budget Request Working Draft

January 4, 2019   Members of the 191st General Court Commonwealth of Massachusetts On behalf of the 350 cities and towns that have established a municipally based Council on Aging, I want to thank members of the 190th General Court for their support of increasing...


Frequently Asked Questions by David P. Stevens/MCOA During my 25 years at the helm of the Massachusetts Councils on Aging, this is what I have learned regarding the Service Incentive Grant Program.  It is important to note that this is my historical recollection and...

More Calls for Help

As communities grow older, cities and towns will likely deal with significantly more calls for emerging medical services. The Gerontology Institute and the Collins Center at UMass Boston are teaming with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to research how that may...

SIG Suggestions Sought by Membership

On August 29, 2018, the MCOA Board will meet to discuss a slate of service priorities to propose to Elder Affairs for the FY19 Service Incentive Grant (SIG).  The Board negotiates with Secretary Bonner, Assistant Secretary Malone and COA Program Manager Emmet...

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