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July 19, 2023

August 2023 Senior Power Newsletter

August 2023 Senior Power Newsletter from the Salem Council on Aging https://mycommunityonline.com/find/salem-council-on-aging/bulletin/file/...

June 26, 2023

July 2023 Senior Power Newsletter

July Senior Power Newsletter from the Salem Council on Aging To receive the newsletter by mail, please contact Rosanna Donahue at 978.744.09...

August 29, 2022

Salem Unveils “Happy to Chat” Bench Program

Salem Unveils “Happy to Chat” Bench Program AARP grant to Salem for All Ages funds new initiative to facilitate community connections Sa...

May 23, 2022

Age-Friendly Salem, Massachusetts

What’s been achieved since joining the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities Click here to read the full article  ...

December 4, 2021

Column: Salem the model of an age-friendly city

“From the very start of Salem for All Ages to today, as the first five years come to a close, Salem’s community-based, collaborative...

April 16, 2021

Salem Age-Friendly Training Promotes Social Inclusion for Older Adults 

Written by Chloe-Rose Crouch, AARP Massachusetts Outreach Intern “AARP’s Livable Communities Initiative strives to help communities ...

January 23, 2021

City launches Salem Skipper an On-Demand Rideshare Service

On December 16th the City launched the Salem Skipper, which is an on-demand rideshare transportation service. The service is intended to be ...

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

Improving Safety & Accessibility in Salem while Creating Transportation Options

Over the past several years city staff, volunteers and partners who make up the Salem For All Ages Task Force have been evaluating and devel...

October 4, 2020

Salem is in the Business of Inclusion

Salem is a welcoming and inclusive place, and the efforts of the Salem for All Ages initiative is helping to strengthen those values. The wo...