2022

Better communication, more collaboration and new training programs are all needed to improve services for elderly Islanders who are homebound, a new report from the Rural Scholars has found.
The 2022 Rural Scholars will present findings and recommendations about services for homebound Islanders at the West Tisbury Public Library on Nov. 3 at 4 p.m.
In a followup to the Rural Scholars study of young adults last fall, ACE MV has issued a white paper.

2021

Teenagers and young adults on Martha’s Vineyard face a lack of educational and career opportunities, according to a report from a team of graduate students at the University of Massachusetts medical school.

2020

The health and economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic are causing increased demand for supplemental food on Martha’s Vineyard, according to a report from the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Rural Health Scholars program.

2019

About 500 young people on Martha’s Vineyard are living with one or more of a wide range of disabilities that can limit their access to healthy recreation, according to a report presented last week.

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