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Aging in Place for How Long?
February 14, 2018 – 2:33 pm | Comments Off on Aging in Place for How Long?
Aging in Place for How Long?

Jane E. Brody writes of the rewards of urban living where familiar faces, grocery stores and other services are a walk away. But she also points out that housing in many cities presents numerous challenges that …

Community Notebook: Cambridge Neighbors 
February 14, 2018 – 2:24 pm | Comments Off on Community Notebook: Cambridge Neighbors 
Community Notebook: Cambridge Neighbors 

As a Cambridge-area resource for aging, the Living Well Network will periodically use the LWN Update to inform the community about valuable local connections that are relevant and specific to those growing older.

Following the village …

Women Delaying Social Security
February 14, 2018 – 2:18 pm | Comments Off on Women Delaying Social Security

Because women often have fewer years in the paid work sector, they get a bigger bump in benefits by delaying collecting Social Security if they are able. Working past age 66 benefits women by increasing …

1791 Mass Ave Development 
February 14, 2018 – 2:11 pm | Comments Off on 1791 Mass Ave Development 

The Frost Terrace affordable housing development planned for 1791 Massachusetts Avenue and 1 and 2 Frost Terrace was given the thumbs up on January 11, by the Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeals. Larger units of 2- and 3-bedrooms will target families and …