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Research Report

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Littleton, Massachusetts, older adults, aging


Demography, Population, and Ecology | Gerontology | Public Administration


This report describes efforts undertaken by the Town of Littleton Council on Aging, in partnership with the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging within the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston, to investigate the needs, interests, preferences, and opinions of Littleton’s older population. The focus of this report was on two cohorts of Littleton residents—those aged 50 to 59 (referred to as “Boomers”), and the cohort of individuals who are currently aged 60 and over (“Seniors”). The content of this report is intended to inform the Town of Littleton, the Littleton Council on Aging and Senior Center, and organizations that provide services to older residents, as well as those who advocate for older people, and community members at large.


Commissioned by the Town of Littleton Department of Elder and Human Services

Community Engaged/Serving

Part of the UMass Boston Community-Engaged Teaching, Research, and Service Series.



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