BrooklineCAN in the news
BrooklineCAN age-friendly business profile: MaruichiBrooklineCAN (Brookline Community Aging Network) is highlighting a few businesses that are helping us get through these trying times. Brookline Tab article.
Residents Push For More Benches In Brookline - And Get ThemBrookline's Age Friendly Committee and BrooklineCAN pushed the town to bring in the benches as a way to encourage walking. Brookline Patch article.
Brookline Encourages Businesses To Keep Senior Shoppers In MindWGBH discussed age-friendly business in Brookline on their Greater Boston show on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Producer Tina Martin interviewed David Leschinsky, owner of Eureka! Puzzles, and BrooklineCAN members Frank Caro and Elenore Parker. John Seay and Matt Weiss also appear.
Brookline companies discuss age-friendly businessBrookline Tab article on BrooklineCAN's Annual Meeting
Brookline businesses work to become senior-friendly
- Boston Globe article about BrooklineCAN's age-friendly business campaign featuring an interview with Frank Caro. May be blocked by pay wall if you have read more than your quota of free articles.
Brookline’s rising senior population demands housing
- Brookline Tab article on the rising need for affordable senior housing. Quotes by BrooklineCAN co-chair Frank Caro, Henry Winkelman, a member of Brookline’s Age Friendly Cities Committee, and town officials.
BrooklineCAN honors community service at annual meeting
- A Brookline Tab article about BrooklineCAN's September 2017 annual meeting
Brookline program gives rent relief to seniors
- Brookline Tab article describing an initiative of BrooklineCAN's Livable Community Advocacy Committee.
Brookline seniors petition Housing Authority for sidewalk repairs
Party of A Century
The Party of a Century, a special centenarian party for area residents 100 years or older at the Brookline Senior Center on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
- Photo gallery from Brookline Tab.
- Article and more pictures from The Globe.
- Article, pictures, and audio from WBUR
- Another Tab article
Mass. Councils on Aging honors Brookline CAN
- Ruthann Dobek, Frank Caro, and the Brookline Community Aging Network were honored on June 5 by the Massachusetts Councils on Aging with the 2015 “Innovator of the Year” award. - Brookline Tab article
Frank Caro interview
- In March 2015 The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative asked Frank Caro about BrooklineCAN's age friendly city initiatives.
Mass Realty's article on BrooklineCAN
- Kristen Bosse's article, What Brookline is Doing For Their Senior Community on Mass Realty, one of the top sites for Massachusetts Condos for Sale and Brookline, MA Real Estate.
BrooklineCAN's 3rd Annual Meeting & Reception
BrooklineCAN Annual Meeting
Brookline Housing Options
- Letter: Brookline can take steps to create senior housing - Brookline TAB
- Column: Options for housing Brookline's growing senior population - Brookline TAB
Brookline named age-friendly community
- World Health Organization names Brookline to age-friendly network - Brookline TAB
- Brookline named age-friendly community - Boston.com
Brookline CAN launches Professional Service Providers' Group
Brookline Unsung Heroes
- Brookline Unsung Heroes get their moment in the sun - Brookline Tab
- Unsung Hero Award for Frank Caro, A Founder of BrooklineCAN - Brookline.com
BrooklineCAN Advocates for Elder Friendly Parking Meters
BrooklineCAN Holds Successful Reception
BrooklineCAN Press Releases
- Tiny Hanger - A shop specializing in clothing and gifts for babies and toddlers, has been in business in Coolidge Corner for 10 years.
- “All The Lonely People” Benefit Documentary Premiere Coolidge Corner Theatre, December 9
- Bottega Fiorentina - Serving Tuscan Food in Brookline for 27 Years
- The Abbey, an Irish Pub in Washington Square
- Connelly Hardware - A Fixture in Brookline
- Serenade Chocolatier - 22 Years in Brookline Village
- Olive Connection Hunts for the Best
- Facing the Challenges Of Aging and COVID-19
Virtual Forum, January 19
- Brookline Booksmith, The Heart of Brookline for 60 Years
- BrooklineCAN Profiles Age-Friendly Businesses During Covid 19
- BrooklineCAN Spotlights Age-Friendly Businesses Protecting Customers & Staff During Covid-19
- Voting and Brookline Town Election
- Highlighting Mutual Aid Brookline
- Brookline Together: Solving Our Housing Crisis
- BrooklineCAN 9h Annual Meeting, September 19. from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street. Watch Us Network – UCAN2.
- BrooklineCAN (Brookline Community Aging Network) Presents “Family Ties Got You in Knots?” Tuesday, June 11, Brookline Senior Center a talk by Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, author and speaker on family relationships. Her presentation will take place on Tuesday' June 11, at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street. Refreshments will be served from 5:30-6pm. Talk with discussion from 6:00-7:30pm. This event is free, but registration is required. Please call 617-730-2770 to register
- Brookline Stores Embrace Age Friendly Business. A description of the program and quotes from business managers. Shorter version.
- Brookline Community Aging Network (BrooklineCAN) Presents Author Claire Willis “Lasting Words: A Guide To Finding Meaning Toward the Close of Life” Thursday, November 1 at Brookline Senior Center
- BrooklineCAN Presents… Bulletin from the Front Lines: Updating the New Old Age
- BrooklineCAN Presents Spring Town Election Forum April 26
- BrooklineCAN Presents “The Power of Play,” Spring Member Celebration at Brookline Senior Center, May 10
- BrooklineCAN Launches Age-Friendly Business Campaign
- BrooklineCAN (Brookline Community Aging Network) Presents “Ending Ageism” at Brookline Public Library, March 8
- BrooklineCAN’s Honors Community Service at Annual Meeting.
Surprise Guest Lauds Organization.
- Engage With Your Community Sept. 14 at BrooklineCAN’s 7th Annual Meeting: The Power of Engagement
- Wisdom and Memories: Brookline Seniors and The Reunion Project at Brookline Senior Center and Goddard House, April 3 To June 30
- On September 29, 2016 BrooklineCAN joined with the Town's Parks and Open Space Division to celebrate a newly renovated pocket park at John and Green Streets near Coolidge Corner. Pictures & video here.
- BrooklineCAN Presents
“Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Crisis and What to Do about It”
- BrooklineCAN Key Accomplishments Achieved in 2016
- BrooklineCAN Holds 6th Annual Meeting September 15 - Focus On Housing Options For Seniors
- BrooklineCAN presents “Get What’s Yours: The Secrets of Maxing Out Your Social Security” Brookline Senior Center, July 11, 6PM
- BrooklineCAN Presents Author Arlene Weintraub Discussing “Selling The Fountain Of Youth” and “Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures”
- Seniors Take Action, Town Repairs Sidewalks
- Brookline Senior Center Honors Frank and Carol Caro, Founders of Brookline Community Aging Network (BrooklineCAN), at 14th Annual Autumn Benefit, Oct. 28.
- BrooklineCAN Announces 5th Annual Meeting Honoring Gov. Dukakis For Support Of Public Transportation
- Massachusetts Councils on Aging Honor Ruthann Dobek, Fank Caro and BrookineCAN as “Innovators of the Year”
- Ruthann Dobek, Frank Caro and BrooklineCAN, To Receive “Innovator of the Year” Awards from Massachusetts Councils on Aging
- BrooklineCAN Presents MIT Agelab Program “Disruptive Demographics: How Our Aging Population is Re-Envisioning Longevity”
- Embracing Sexuality As We Age: Keys To Vitality
- BrooklineCAN Holds 4th Annual Meeting
- Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Elder Care (But Were Afraid To Ask)
- Drinking, Drugs And Rock ‘n Roll:
Substance Use By Boomers And Older Adults In A New Old Age
- BrooklineCAN Holds Annual Meeting Sept 16
- Follow-up Housing Forum June 19
- Senior Housing Forum on April 7
- Brookline Selected to International Network of Age-Friendly Cities
- BrooklineCAN Launches Professional Service Providers Group
- Sonia Wong, Sylvia and Ralph Memolo And Michael Oates Honored
- BrooklineCAN Holds Member Reception July 18
- BrooklineCAN Guide to Residential Buildings with Elevators
- MBTA Cuts Impact Seniors. Forum At Senior Center
- Brookline Community Aging Network tells you where to go when you gotta go
- Frank Caro, co-founder of BrooklineCAN, named “Unsung Hero” by Brookline Community Foundation (pdf)
- Shredding Day September 12, 2011 (pdf)
- Reception July 27, 2011 (pdf)
- BrooklineCAN Launch
April 1, 2011 (pdf)
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