Resource Library Search Results


March 2015
The AARP Age-Friendly Communities Tool Kit
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities
Format: Toolkit, Website

This tool kit provides a basis for guiding, supporting and evaluating age-friendly initiatives in communities that participate in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities.

March 2015
AARP Livable Communities
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities
Format: Website

Learn more about the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, which is an affiliate of the WHO global network.

 

March 2015
Age-Friendly World
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities
Format: Website

Explore this new website from the WHO to share information about the age-friendly cities and communities movement across the world. The website includes a resource library and examples of age-friendly communities in practice.

March 2015
WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities
Format: Website

The WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities (the Network) was established to foster the exchange of experience and mutual learning between cities and communities worldwide striving to better meet the needs of their older residents. Use this website to browse the global network and learn how to join the network.

March 2015
6 Ways to Eat Well As You Get Older
Tags: Nutrition
Format: Website

“We all remember being told to eat our vegetables when we were children. But is eating well still important as you age?”

This article posted by NCOA discusses 6 ways to eat well as you get older.

March 2015
Healthy Eating After 50
Tags: Nutrition
Format: Website

The National Institute on Aging’s “Healthy Eating After 50” page includes tips and a Q&A for healthy eating.

March 2015
What’s On Your Plate: Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging
Tags: Nutrition
Format: Website

“What’s On Your Plate” is a visual guide created by the National Institute on Aging for older adults. It includes information on nutrition, food safety, shopping tips, plans for healthy eating, common questions and healthy lifestyles.

March 2015
5 Resources for Family Caregivers
Tags: Family Caregiving
Format: Website

This article¬†by the National Council on Aging includes 5 resources for family caregivers to help them do their job. Resources include “BenefitsCheckUp,” “My Medication Matters” and more.

December 2014
The Pets for the Elderly Foundation
Tags: Mental Health, Reducing Isolation
Format: Website

Pets for the Elderly Foundation works to provide companionship to seniors through pet ownership, while also saving animals from shelters.

December 2014
The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers
Tags: Family Caregiving, Mental Health, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
Format: Website

This guide provides tips and advice for the elderly, their caregivers, and family members on how to beat holiday depression.