Tag Archives: Data


April 2015
AARP Livability Index
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Data, Housing, Social Engagement, Transportation
Format: Website

How livable is your community? Use the AARP’s newly launched Livability Index to find out. Communities receive category scores in Housing, Neighborhood, Transportation, Environment, Health, Engagement, and Opportunity.

March 2015
Village Sustainability and Engaging a Diverse Membership: Key Findings from a 2013 National Survey
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Data
Format: PDF

This report from the University of Maryland describes findings from a national study of Villages focusing specifically on changes over time in Village size and funding, perceived challenges to sustainability, and successful strategies for responding to those challenges. It also presents information regarding the racial, ethnic, and economic characteristics of Village members, challenges associated with recruiting under­‐represented groups.

March 2015
Age-Friendly America Database
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Data
Format: Database, Website

This database has brief descriptions and contact information for more than 200 age-friendly programs across the U.S., including 13 community models in MA.

November 2014
Medicare Beneficiaries with Limited English Proficiency (Interactive Data Visualization Tool)
Tags: Data, Medicare, Multicultural Aging, National
Format: Website

Source: NCOA

How can health professionals determine if they should provide information in other languages? NCOA’s new, interactive data visualization tool can show you how. It provides county-specific data on concentrations of Medicare beneficiaries and languages spoken in the home.

November 2014
MA Health Council: 2014 Report on the Preventable Determinants of Health
Tags: Data, Massachusetts, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Substance Abuse
Format: PDF

This is the Massachusetts Health Council’s 2014 Report on the Preventable Determinants of Health.

January 2014
Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs – Regulations and Statistics
Tags: Data, Massachusetts
Format: Database

Visit the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs page on Regulations and Statistics for data pertaining to older adults.

January 2014
Administration for Community Living – Data & Statistics
Tags: Data, National
Format: Database

View data and statistics focusing on older adults from the Administration for Community Living.

January 2014
University of Massachusetts Gerontology Institute
Tags: Data, Massachusetts, Transportation
Format: Website

Download working papers, research papers, books, background papers and fact sheets on University of Massachusetts Gerontology Institute’s publications page.

January 2014
Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics
Tags: Data
Format: Database

The Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics is a website devoted to reporting data that provides insight on aging adults.

January 2014
Fall-Related Injuries and Deaths Among Older MA Adults: 2002-2010
Tags: Data, Fall Prevention, Massachusetts
Format: PDF

This report, “Fall-Related Injuries and Deaths Among Older MA Adults: 2002-2010,” contains data and resources on falls. Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health