Author Archives: Beatrice Bell

MassADAPT takes D.C.

MassADAPT takes D.C.

Trumpcare is the Term the Media has Given to Donald Trump’s Version of Healthcare For the American People. Too Bad it’s not What the People of America Want. I went to Washington D.C. on Wednesday March 23, with four other members of MassADAPT, days before House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republicans’ healthcare bill on

HUD launches new grant to help seniors age in place

Source: D. B. King The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced a new grant designed to help low-income seniors age in place. The $15 million grant will be used to test HUD’s Supportive Services Demonstration for Elderly Households in HUD-Assisted Multifamily Housing, which is designed to help low-income seniors age in


This year, I went to three shelters for Christmas. I went to Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, Pine Street Inn Women’s Inn and Rosie’s Place. I heard that people were having fun at the other shelters around Boston, but I was only interested in the three places I visited. On Christmas Eve, I went to Harvard

Mayor Walsh Unveils Affordable Senior Rental Housing Development in Mission Hill

City officials, neighborhood advocates, and residents gathered to celebrate the opening of a new senior rental housing development in the heart of Mission Hill earlier this month, Mayor Marty Walsh’s Office said. Mayor Walsh, the Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services, and other local officials unveiled the newly constructed Maria Sánchez House, a $15.6 million, 40-unit

VENDOR VOICES: We spent millions on the Bolling Building in Roxbury. Why?

Mayor Marty Walsh was at the ribbon cutting ceremony on April 18 to officially open the Bruce C. Bolling Building in Roxbury. It was a nice event until I learned more about the building itself. It’s the new home of the Boston Public School Committee and several other organizations geared toward helping the community. They’re