Tags: Housing, Intergenerational Programs
This toolkit from the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston and Generations United provides practical information, guidance, and templates to help senior housing providers, and other organizations serving older adults, implement high-quality intergenerational programs that will benefit elders and young people in their communities. (more…)
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Civic Engagement, Employment, Housing, Social Engagement, Transportation, Volunteerism
The 2015 Age-Friendly Report: Inspiring Communities looks at the 8 domains of livability by featuring 16 communities who are working toward becoming more age-friendly. Domains include outdoor spaces and buildings, transportation, housing, social participation, respect and social inclusion, civic participation and employment, communication and information, and community and health services. Source: AARP
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: Disabilities, Fall Prevention, Home Care and Care Transitions, Housing
This guide outlines disability accommodation costs, providing information on ramps, doorways, stairs, kitchen and bathroom accommodations. Source: HomeAdvisor.com
Tags: Finances, Housing, Professional Organizations, Transportation
Age in Place is a website by the National Aging in Place Council, which is a senior support network that supports the idea of aging in place. This website includes information about local Aging in Place chapters, gives practical advice on issues such as housing, health, and transportation, and provides lists of various service providers. Source: The National Aging in Place Council
Tags: Advanced Care Planning, Alzheimer's Disease, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Dementia, Elder Abuse, End of Life, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Home Care and Care Transitions, Housing, Intergenerational Programs, LGBT Aging, Medication Management, Mental Health, Older Workers, Pain Management, Physical Activity, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
The Eldercare Locator is a database by the U.S. Administration on Aging that connects users to services for older adults and their families.
Tags: Disabilities, Education, Finances, Housing, Massachusetts, Veterans
The Massachusetts Veterans Resource Guide was published in November 2013 by the Office of Attorney General Martha Coakley, and provides information for veterans about finances, housing, education, benefits and more.
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Arts in Aging, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Finances, Funding, Housing, Mental Health, Multicultural Aging, Nutrition, Older Workers, Pain Management, Physical Activity, Retirement, Social Engagement, Transportation
Grantmakers in Aging is a membership organization that is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging. This website provides information on a variety of aging issues from affordable housing to mental health, family caregiving, and transportation and more.