Healthy Aging Martha's Vineyard

Meets the needs of Martha's Vineyard elders and their families, so they are healthy, safe, valued, and respected as they live out their lives on the Vineyard

The Issue

The over-65 population on Martha’s Vineyard will grow exponentially over the next 30 years, 134% between 2010 and 2030, while the over-65 population in the U.S. grows only 81%, and in Massachusetts, only 61%.

There is a need to plan for ways to help this expanding population.

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We know you have a story about what Island elders need. It may be your own (or that of your parent, friend, or neighbor) and concern affordable housing, transportation, caregiver support, the desire to age at home, or more.

You can help by getting involved to make our Island an "aging-friendly place."


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