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  • 5 steps for getting healthy in middle age ›

    Boston Globe Magazine, June 25, 2015

    Nora Moreno Cargie, president of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, wrote this article on ideas for baby boomers to stay healthy that came out of the research the foundation commissioned from UMass Boston's Gerontology Institute.
  • Holliston: Selectmen OK salary for new town administrator ›

    MetroWest Daily News, June 25, 2015

    The town of Holliston worked with the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to hire the first new town administrator in 32 years.
  • After giving up driving, seniors find other ways to get around ›

    The Boston Globe, June 22, 2015

    Last week, the Gerontology Institute at UMass Boston convened an older driver safety summit, a “call to action” as the state’s over-65 population is growing at a record pace, and car accidents involving older drivers account for one in five crash-related hospital stays in the state.
  • ‘Dad, give me your car keys’ ›

    The Boston Globe, June 22, 2015

    Last week, the Gerontology Institute at UMass Boston convened an older driver safety summit, a “call to action” as the state’s over-65 population is growing at a record pace, and car accidents involving older drivers account for one in five crash-related hospital stays in the state.
  • The future of aging in place ›

    The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 20, 2015

    Gerontology Institute Director Len Fishman says three-fourths of Americans age 65 and older intend to live in their own homes for the rest of their lives. This means a combination of tweaks and technology must be used to keep them safe and self-sufficient.
  • Mass. taking steps to aid growing number of older drivers ›

    Eagle-Tribune, June 18, 2015

    This week the Gerontology Institute at UMass Boston convened an older driver safety summit, a “call to action” as the state’s over-65 population is growing at a record pace, and car accidents involving older drivers account for one in five crash-related hospital stays in the state.
  • A Reading Rainbow: Gifts Of Literacy From Boston To Rwanda ›

    WGBH, June 17, 2015

    UMass Boston's Parfait Gasana and Wade Cedar talk about their Kigali Reading Center, which provides books and literacy programs for children in Rwanda.
  • County: Power to the chief ›

    The Barnstable Patriot, June 12, 2015

    The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is assisting in the search for a new administrator for Barnstable County.
  • With new global partnerships, poverty nonprofit hopes to expand research and academic opportunities ›

    Inside Higher Ed, June 12, 2015

    Craig Murphy, co-director of the Center for Governance and Sustainability, comments on the potential effectiveness of a program pairing poverty scholars run by Academics Stand Against Poverty, an international association that helps scholars and teachers address the major issues in poverty.
  • Ambrosino Chosen to be Next Chelsea City Manager in 8-3 Vote on First Ballot ›

    Chelsea Record, June 11, 2015

    Former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino is the new city manager in Chelsea. The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management led the search.
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