Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Data, Housing, Social Engagement, Transportation
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.
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Data
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.
Tags: Data, Medicare, Multicultural Aging, National
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.
Tags: Data, Massachusetts
Visit the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs page on Regulations and Statistics for data pertaining to older adults.
Tags: Data, National
View data and statistics focusing on older adults from the Administration for Community Living.
The Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics is a website devoted to reporting data that provides insight on aging adults.
Tags: Data, Fall Prevention, Massachusetts
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