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Toolkit on Evidence-Based Programming for Seniors
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 […]
Offering Chronic Disease Self-Management Education In Rural Areas
Read tips, success stories, and innovative approaches for offering Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs in rural communities. Source: NCOA
A Blueprint for Action: Developing a Livable Community for All Ages
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.
Age-Friendly Washington DC initiative
This toolkit includes examples of a demographic survey, a Community Consultations tool, and the Age-Friendly DC strategy and strategic plan process.
Aging Power Tools
A curated selection of resources created by Grantmakers in Aging to promote stronger, age-friendly communities.
Talking About Age-Friendly Communities: A toolkit from Community AGEnda
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.
Gauging Aging: Mapping the Gaps Between Expert and Public Understandings of Aging in America
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.
2015 Falls Free® National Falls Prevention Action Plan
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
Reflections on Job Quality
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
Valuing the Invaluable 2015 Update: Undeniable Progress, but Big Gaps Remain
Part of the Valuing the Invaluable series on the economic value of family caregiving, this report updates national and individual state estimates of the economic value of family caregiving using the most current data available. Source: AARP