Tag Archives: Age-Friendly Communities


March 2015
Building Great Communities: Consider an Age-Friendly Community Assessment
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities
Format: PDF

This resource helps communities think through the steps in undertaking an age-friendly community assessment, which can be used as a tools for engaging stakeholders and finding funding.

March 2015
Age-Friendly Communities: The movement to create great places to grow up and grow old in America: An introduction for private and public funders
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities
Format: PDF

This document introduces private philanthropies and local, state, and federal funders to age-friendly communities.

March 2015
GIA’s Community AGEnda
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities
Format: Website

This website provides information about GIA’s age-friendly initiative, including resources to help funders, nonprofits, governments, planners and citizens, as well info about the five communities that have received grants to accelerate their age-friendly efforts.

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
Global Age-Friendly Cities: A Guide
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities
Format: PDF

The purpose of this guide is to engage cities to become more age-friendly so as to tap the potential that older people represent for humanity. It describes the converging trends of rapid growth of the population over 60 years of age and of urbanization, outlines the challenge facing cities, and summarizes the research process that led to identifying the core features of an age-friendly city.

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.

July 2014
PVPC’s Healthy Community Design Toolkit (2014)
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Physical Activity, Transportation
Format: PDF, Toolkit

The Healthy Community Design Toolkit provides health advocates with a path to improve community health. The second edition of this report has a focus on aging.

January 2014
Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Funding, Massachusetts
Format: Website

Tufts Health Plan Foundation’s seeks to fund programs that will move communities, particularly the most vulnerable, toward accomplishing the World Health Organization’s goals for Age-friendly Cities. Specifically in the area of Systems and Best Practices, the Foundation will fund activities in Health and Wellness, Workforce Development Purposeful Engagement, and Field and Capacity Building that will improve or build systems to support healthy living with an emphasis on the systems that are serving older adults, bring organizations together to work collaboratively to achieve broader impact and change, and/or scale efforts to address community needs.