Use this Resource Library to find healthy aging resources. Here are a few tips for searching the library:
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- To view a resource, click its title.
- In the column to the right, you can filter by format, audiences, tags, or categories.
The Livability Economy: People Places, and Prosperity, a report from AARP Livable Communities, shows how livability initiatives contribute to improved economic performance and a more vibrant, desirable and competitive environment for housing and commercial investment. The report’s framework focuses on design factors that feature the following livability outcomes that benefit older adults and people of […]
This website is designed for community-based organizations who are interested/mission driven to provide health interventions for seniors. This tool can be used by seasoned professionals and those less familiar with the topic alike. Users can explore paths for learning how to select an EBP as well as how to implement a selected program. This is […]
Read tips, success stories, and innovative approaches for offering Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs in rural communities. Source: NCOA
This quick-reference kit from N4A is for practitioners looking for tools, resources, and best practices. It includes information based on community experiences in building local leadership and solving specific challenges relating to aging.
This toolkit includes examples of a demographic survey, a Community Consultations tool, and the Age-Friendly DC strategy and strategic plan process.
A curated selection of resources created by Grantmakers in Aging to promote stronger, age-friendly communities.
This Grantmakers in Aging toolkit includes sample messages to help communities create more effective messages or talking points, shape brochures or other printed materials, and frame public communications campaigns.
This report from the Frameworks Institute lays the groundwork for a larger effort to develop a new, evidence-based narrative around the process of aging in our country and the needs and contributions of older adults.
This updated plan builds on the original Falls Free® National Action Plan, released in 2005, and is the product of key recommendations and strategies collected during the Falls Prevention Summit, a White House Conference on Aging event held in April 2015. Source: ncoa.org
Read an AARP Future of Work@50+ essay by employment expert Paul Osterman of MIT to learn about recent trends in job quality and future challenges and opportunities facing workers, employers, and government. Source: AARP