Gerontology, Aging, Needs Assessment, Age Friendly, Older Adults
This report describes research undertaken by the Center for Social & Demographic Research on Aging within the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston, on behalf of the South County Senior Center (SCSC). The goals of this project were to investigate the needs, interests, preferences, and opinions of residents of the South County region including Deerfield, Sunderland, and Whately age 50 or older. The contents of this report are meant to inform the South County region, the SCSC, and organizations that work with and on behalf of older residents of the South County region for the purposes of planning and coordination of services. The report will also help to build awareness about issues facing community members at large.
Part of the UMass Boston Community-Engaged Teaching, Research, and Service Series. //scholarworks.umb.edu/engage
Coyle, Caitlin, “Aging in South County” (June 2022). Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging Publications