Resources on Aging
A compilation of various reports, directories, toolkits, and websites related to healthy active living for all older adults. The goal is to make resources available to empower public agencies, nonprofits, and the healthcare sector to work together to make Marin County age-friendly.
Area Agency on Aging, “Area Plan 2016-2020” (2016)
Age-Friendly Corte Madera, “Age-Friendly Corte Madera Strategic Plan” (2017)
Age-Friendly Fairfax Task Force, “Age-Friendly Fairfax Community Assessment 2015-2016 and Strategic Action Plan 2017-2019” (April 2017)
Age Friendly Sausalito, “Age Friendly Sausalito Community Action Plan” (2016)
Hagerty, Michael, “Older Adult Housing in Marin: Planning for 2030” (April 2018)
Marin County Aging & Adult Services, “Choices for Living: Marin Living Options for Older Adults” (2017-2018)
Marin County Civil Grand Jury, “Marin Is Aging: Are We Ready?” (April 2018)
Marin County Commission on Aging
Marin County Parks, “Inclusive Action Plan” (July 2016)
Marin Health & Human Services, Community Resource Guide
Online search tool
Marin Health & Human Services, “Family Caregiver Needs Assessment Report” (2014-2015)
Marin Health & Human Services, “Marin County Dementia Assessment” (October 2017)
Marin Latino Health Policy Partnership, “¡Viva Marin! Latino Health in Marin: A Data, Policy & Action Guide”
Available in Spanish here. See page 15 for specific information on Latino older adults.
Whistlestop, “2018 Official Whistlestop Guide and Directory of Older Adult Services” (2018)
Searchable directory here.
California Commission on Aging
Active Living Center, Tools and Resources
Featuring experts to contact, research briefs, and policy and impact stories on active living for all ages. Search “older adults” for more specific results.
FrameWorks Institute, “Gaining Momentum: A FrameWorks Communications Toolkit”
Tools for reframing aging.
Medicare Advantage, “Senior Isolation: America’s Quietest Health Risk”
Webpage with resources on transportation, socialization, housing, and more.
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, engAGED: The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults
Featuring consumer brochures, webinar recordings, and more.
National Center on Elder Abuse, NCEA Publications
Featuring information on mistreatment of cultural groups, faith community outreach, caregiver brochures, and more.
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life, Resources and Publications
Featuring resources for victims, professionals, trainers, and advocates.
Website featuring books, speakers, curricula, and more to educate about ageism.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Key Resources to Support Veterans and Their Families
Featuring interagency resources, handouts, facility locators, and more.
Diversity and Equity:
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, “Community Brief: American Muslims and Aging” (2016)
YWCA San Francisco & Marin, Inclusion Inventory
Diversity and inclusion training for organizations.
California Alliance for Retired Americans, Silver Papers
Policy briefs on Medicare and Medicaid, long-term supports and services, housing, social security, and Medicare for All.
FrameWorks Institute, “Framing Strategies to Advance Aging and Address Ageism as Policy Issues” (2017)
Leadership Council of Aging Organizations
Website featuring legislative agenda page with statements on budget, community services, health, income security, and more.
National Council on Aging, Advocacy Toolkit
Toolkits on specific topics, budgets, and Congressional recess actions.