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Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services
The Administration on Aging (AOA) is the principal agency of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services designated to carry out the provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), as amended (42 U.S.C.A. § 3001 et seq.). The OAA promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities. The Act also empowers the federal government to distribute funds to the states for supportive services for individuals over the age of 60.
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
For more than 60 years, the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety has helped to improve the safety and health of people throughout the world. Owned and operated by Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston, MA, the Institute conducts peer-reviewed research to advance scientific knowledge and help reduce injuries and prevent disability.
Source: Liberty Mutual Group
The Sloan Center on Aging and Work
To promote quality and choice of paid and unpaid work across the lifespan, with a particular focus on older adults. Through research studies, collaborations with organizations and business leaders, and engagement with an interdisciplinary network of scholars and practitioners, we bridge the worlds of research and practice.
Stress at Work – Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace
CPH-NEW is a national Center for Excellence in Total Worker Health, conducting research and education to advance worker health, safety, and well-being.
Source: UMass Lowell