Important Information for MassHealth Members

How Can We Grow Intergenerational Connection and Support in the LGBTQIA+ Community?

Sanderson Place Affordable Senior Housing Celebrates Its Grand Opening: LifePath Provides Resident Support

Respecting a Person’s Right to Self-Determination and Autonomy in Elder Protective Services

Community Members Are Invited to an Age- and Dementia-Friendly Conversation

Honoring Rainbow Elders’ Lived Experience for Pride Month

Meeting Dolores: How a Daily Walk Led to a New Friend

31st Annual Walkathon: The Path for Life Was Sunny and Joyful

May is Older Americans Month, a Time to Celebrate Aging Unbound and Challenge the Status Quo!

LifePath Receives Grant from Meals on Wheels America with Support from The Home Depot Foundation for Aging Veterans Home Repairs

THANK YOU for Contributing to The Path For Life Walkathon!

Medicare Savings Program Offers New Expanded Eligibility

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Important Information for MassHealth Members

Are you a Mass Health member?  All MassHealth members will need to have their health coverage renewed soon.

If MassHealth has enough information to confirm your eligibility, your coverage will be renewed automatically. If they are not able to confirm your eligibility automatically, they will send a renewal form in a blue envelope.

What you need to

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How Can We Grow Intergenerational Connection and Support in the LGBTQIA+ Community?

One of the pleasures of my new role at LifePath is meeting community members at local events. It has been enlightening and heartwarming to hear stories from individuals served by LifePath, their caregivers, current and former LifePath team members, our volunteers, and community leaders who support LifePath’s work.

One of these events was Franklin County Pride,

Gina Govoni, Executive Director of the Franklin County Regional Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) and Rural Development, Inc. (left), with Charity Day, Associate Director of Client Services at LifePath (right).
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Sanderson Place Affordable Senior Housing Celebrates Its Grand Opening: LifePath Provides Resident Support

On Friday, May 19, community members gathered on the back deck at 120 North Main Street in Sunderland to celebrate the grand opening of Sanderson Place, an affordable housing community. Standing in front of a backdrop of a beautiful, wind-blown field and trees, Gina Govoni, Executive Director of the Franklin County Regional Housing & Redevelopment

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
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Respecting a Person’s Right to Self-Determination and Autonomy in Elder Protective Services

In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which occurred this past Thursday, June 15, I want to discuss another facet to Elder Protective Services that is not well known: the ideas of autonomy and self-determination. These terms are related to a person’s ability to make one’s own choices in life, and to make decisions

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Community Members Are Invited to an Age- and Dementia-Friendly Conversation

LifePath, together with its partner Franklin Regional Council of Governments, is leading an initiative towards helping our area become more age- and dementia-friendly. Community members are invited to an in-person conversation and information session about the Age- and Dementia-Friendly Project Thursday, June 22, from 2 to 4 PM, with a resource fair beforehand from 1:30-2

Craig Cullinane
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Honoring Rainbow Elders’ Lived Experience for Pride Month

There are times when it is particularly important to give our attention to LGBTQ+ Pride. Right now, with the brazen increase in anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric in the news and in the culture, remembering the inherent value and the tremendous gifts LGBTQ+ people offer the world is essential. We have always been here. We have been a

Older Americans Month 2023 Logo
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May is Older Americans Month, a Time to Celebrate Aging Unbound and Challenge the Status Quo!

Established in 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), OAM is a time for us to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of older Americans, highlight important trends, and strengthen our commitment to honoring our older citizens.

This year’s theme, Aging Unbound, offers an opportunity to explore

Meals on Wheels America and the Home Depot Foundation
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LifePath Receives Grant from Meals on Wheels America with Support from The Home Depot Foundation for Aging Veterans Home Repairs

Meals on Wheels America announces that The Home Depot Foundation has committed $2.53 million to support expansion of Helping Homebound Heroes, a program that provides home repairs and modifications for aging veterans. This increase in funding will enable Helping Homebound Heroes to double its geographic reach, from eight to 16 markets across the country.

“We are

Lorraine York-Edberg
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Medicare Savings Program Offers New Expanded Eligibility

Many more are now eligible for significant savings.

The Massachusetts Medicare Savings Program (MSP) has expanded eligibility guidelines by 60% in 2023.

Good news for elders! The Massachusetts Medicare Savings Program (MSP) has expanded eligibility guidelines by 60% in 2023. That’s a big win! Thanks to the Advocacy of Mass Senior Action Council, State Legislators, the Governor’s