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January 19, 2021

Eviction Diversion Initiative

The Department of Housing and Community Development wishes to share some important updates to the Governor’s Eviction Diversion Initiativ...

January 6, 2021

Affordable Housing Opportunity in Swampscott: Apply by 2/22/21

A Mixed-Income, 55+ Apartment Community1 Bedroom, Selection by Lottery The Machon offers the comfort and ease of apartment living with all o...

January 6, 2021

Applications are Available for Harbor Village: Apply by 2/8/21

“Harbor Village is a mixed-income apartment community located in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Offering One, Two and Three Bedroom apartm...

January 4, 2021

The Little Bird: Twice Weekly Newsletter for Curious Seniors

The Salem Council on Aging is now offering copies of “The Little Bird”, a wonderful newsletter where each issue will focus on a ...

January 4, 2021

Salem Council on Aging FREE Drive-Up Lunch! Every Tuesday, Jan-March 2021

The Salem Council on Aging has once again partnered up with Root to offer a weekly FREE to-go lunch at the Community Life Center. Meals will...

December 11, 2020

Need help? Try this website!

Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic at http...

November 24, 2020

Garnish for Good: Letters for Salem’s Seniors!

Please join us in spreading kindness this year by sharing notes of encouragement with our seniors affected by social isolation.  In partner...

October 17, 2020

Salem for All Ages Blog Post

"Salem’s age-friendly initiative is for you. The goal of the original action plan remains the goal in the 4th year of the 5 year plan, to ...

October 9, 2020

Internship at Salem COA named for senior advocate

“A new internship at the Salem Community Life Center honors former North Shore Elder Services Board President Katherine “Kay” Wals...

October 4, 2020

Salem for All Ages

In almost four years Salem has made tremendous strides to encourage active aging, provide opportunities for good health, inclusion and secur...

October 4, 2020

Finding the Magic in Salem during a Pandemic

There are so many reasons to love Salem: the waterfront, the history, the architecture, the restaurant scene, the open space, the festivals,...

October 4, 2020

Safe Reopening for Salem

Salem, like the rest of Massachusetts, is beginning to reopen – slowly, safely, and based on science. The coronavirus pandemic has fundame...