Thought Leadership

Developing novel strategies for healthy aging

AgeSpan’s impact on creating healthy communities extends beyond our core service area in northeast Massachusetts. We develop and implement innovative programs to address the most pressing challenges in our communities, continuously learning and improving, and then share our experiences with peers at the state, regional, and national level.

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Ideas with impact

AgeSpan leadership influences both practice and policies, making us a go-to organization in the field of health and aging. See below some examples of our thought leadership.                                                                                                                                                 

AgeSpan’s Healthy Living Center of Excellence successful network of community-based organizations across the six New England states increased the number of older adults participating in evidence-based programming to address the social determinants of health across the region is the subject of the latest USAging Aging and Disability Business Institute publication.

AgeSpan’s partnership with the Breakfast Exchange Club of Greater Haverhill is highlighted in a report from USAging and the Generations United-administered Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network.

AgeSpan’s role with the Partnership to Align Social Care: Improving Health and Well-Being Through Community Care Hubs

AgeSpan and Partners Bring Housing and Services Together

AgeSpan Rebranding Case Study

Partnering with Medicare Advantage Plans on Evidence-Based Approaches to Improve Health Outcomes

Addressing Social Determinants:  Scaling up partnerships with community based organizations and networks

Success Stories:  How Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley replicates its cross sector partnership success

The Playbook:  Navigating the challenges of cross sector partnership to meet the needs of older adults and People with Disabilities

Voices from the Field:  A Case Study on Food Is Medicine During Covid-19

Elder Justice:  A John A Hartford Foundation Change AGEnts Issue Brief

Community Partners Come to the Aid of Seniors Facing Food Insecurity

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