Springfield Health Equity Report
On Monday, April 29th, we released our Springfield Health Equity Report: Looking at Health through Race and Ethnicity . The report comes five years since our initial Springfield Health Equity Report in 2014 and highlights health inequities from a racial and ethnic perspective.
The data covers health indicators such as prenatal care, asthma, and mental health

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Let's make Springfield an "Age-Friendly" City!
Please join us on Thursday, June 13th for the Age-Friendly Community Summit organized by Live Well Springfield to review the findings from housing and transportation assessment conducted and to share recommendations for an Age-Friendly Springfield. The summit will also highlight collaborative effort in the city for an Age-Friendly Hospital and Dementia Friendly Community. 

When: Thursday, June 13th, 2019; 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Ray Jordan Senior Center, 1476 Roosevelt Avenue, Springfield

For more information, please contact Samantha Hamilton, Live Well Springfield Manager, at 413-794-2807, or by email at   shamilton@publichealthwm.org
Tufts Health Foundation Community Health Profile
Please join Springfield Partners for Community Action for the Western Massachusetts release of the Tufts Health Foundation Community Health Profile . The Healthy Aging Data Report is designed to help residents, agencies, providers and governments understand the older adults who live in their cities and towns – their ages, living arrangements, health status, strengths and vulnerabilities.

When: Tuesday, May 7th; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Schwartz Campus Center, 1000 State Street, Springfield

To register, email Synthia Scott-Mitchell, synthiam@springfieldpartnersinc.com ,
Public Research Day: Preliminary Impacts of MGM Springfield
Each year, the SEIGMA-MAGIC research team hosts a Public Research Day to provide community groups and stakeholders with a deeper understanding of the SEIGMA and MAGIC research projects.
Please see the attached invitation and agenda , which provide further detail on the time, location, and presentations.
Space is limited. Please RSVP Alissa Mazar at amazar@umass.edu by Friday, May 10 th .

When: Wednesday, May 15th; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: UMass Center at Springfield, 1500 Main Street, Springfield
PVTA Will Offer Free Bus Fare To Seniors On Tuesdays...

The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority will start offering free bus travel to seniors on Tuesdays starting in July. The two-year pilot program is called Senior Fare Free Tuesday and will be available on fixed bus routes. Brandy Pelletier with the...

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Population Health Information Tool
The Population Health Information Tool (PHIT) is a data portal for Massachusetts health data. As a service of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, PHIT aims to provide data for a healthier Massachusetts. Explore issues, map your community, and compare hundreds of health measures.