Use this Resource Library to find healthy aging resources. Here are a few tips for searching the library:
- Recently added resources appear first.
- To view a resource, click its title.
- In the column to the right, you can filter by format, audiences, tags, or categories.
Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians through reports, publications and interactive tools.
AARP’s Network of Age Friendly Communities
In affiliation with the World Health Organization, the AARP launched the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. This resource describes this initiative.
World Health Organization – Checklist of Essential Features of Age-friendly Cities
Source: World Health Organization This checklist of essential features of age-friendly cities is a tool for a city’s self-assessment and a map for charting progress.
Family Caregiving Alliance
The Family Caregiver Alliance is a national center on caregiving that addresses the needs of families and friends providing long-term. Find information on caregiver education, policy and more.
Sloan Center on Aging and Work
The Center on Aging and Work at Boston College promotes quality of employment in a multi-generational workforce. Visit this website for publications, current research, a facts and literature database surrounding aging and work and more.
Tips and Techniques for Supporting Residents with Mental Illness: A Guide for Staff in Housing for Older Adults
Source: Jewish Family & Children’s Service This guide is written to address the mental health issues that often face residents in housing for older adults and contains basic information about mental illnesses, and tips, techniques and suggested language for working with residents with mental illnesses.
Massachusetts Gerontology Association
This website has reports from the Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services – Older Adults.