Resources

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.

Marin:

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 Civil Grand Jury, “Marin Is Aging: Are We Ready?” (April 2018)

Marin County Commission on Aging
Website

Marin County Parks, “Inclusive Action Plan” (July 2016)

Marin Health and Human Services, Community Resource Guide
Online search tool

Marin Health and 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.

State:

California Commission on Aging
Website

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, The Elder Index
Cost of living search tool by county, and other research and data.

National: 

AARP, Age-Friendly Resource Guide
Featuring case studies, community tool kit, public health information, and more.

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.

American Society on Aging
Webinars available here.

Dementia Friendly America, Resources
A collection of resources and articles about making communities dementia-friendly. DFA also has a community toolkit for organizers. 

FrameWorks Institute, “Gaining Momentum: A FrameWorks Communications Toolkit
Tools for reframing aging.

Grantmakers in Aging, Resource Center
Featuring a glossary of aging abbreviations, fast facts on aging, demographic data, and papers on key aging topics.

Medicare Advantage, “Senior Isolation: America’s Quietest Health Risk
Webpage with resources on transportation, socialization, housing, and more.

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, Training & Webinars
Ongoing courses and individual webinars. Other resources and publications here.

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.

Old School
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. 

World Health Organization, Elder Abuse
Featuring a global action plan, fact sheets, infographics, and more.

Diversity and Equity:

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, “Community Brief: American Muslims and Aging” (2016)

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging, National Resource Center on AAPI Aging
Featuring data briefs, cultural competency course, financial reports, and more.

National Caucus and Center on Black Aging
Website

National Hispanic Council on Aging
Website

National Indian Council on Aging, Resources
Featuring information on indigenous foods, technology use, caregiving, and more.

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, Resources
Featuring information on housing, transgender aging, domestic violence, HIVcultural competency trainings, and more.

SAGE: Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders, Your Rights and Resources
Featuring information on Medicare fraud prevention, LGBT aging fact sheet, inclusive services guide, and more.

YWCA San Francisco & Marin, Inclusion Inventory
Diversity and inclusion training for organizations.

Advocacy: 

Bolder Advocacy, Tools for Effective Advocacy
Tools and resources for nonprofits and foundations seeking to strengthen their advocacy, including information on navigating advocacy rules.

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.

AAI Explains

Age-Friendly City Movement

Area Agency on Aging programs

Government Aging Agencies

Section on Aging & Marin Home Care Association

The Villages Movement