Partners for Livable Communities
Community Empowerment Manual
HOUSING AMERICA’S OLDER ADULTS
MEETING THE NEEDS OF AN AGING POPULATION
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
Healthy Community Design and Inner-City Revitalization
APA National Conference | April 20, 2015
National Association of Area Agencies on Agi http://www.n4a.org
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging's primary mission is to build the capacity of our members so they can help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
Blue Print for Action - Building a livable community for all ages
(there are many more great resources on this site
Grantmakers in Aging http://www.giaging.org
An inclusive and responsive membership organization comprised of all types of philanthropies with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging.
Aging Power Tools
Remaking Cities Institute http://www.cmu.edu/rci/about-the-institute/index.html
According to the United Nations, 50% of the world's 7 billion people reside in cities, and that percentage will rise to 75% of 9 billion people by 2050. The implications of this are far-reaching for cities and society as a whole. The growth of cities will create new opportunities for economic prosperity and technological advancement. However, environmental degradation and inadequate urban infrastructure will pose dangers to the health and quality of life of many of these burgeoning cities. At the other end of the growth spectrum are post-industrial cities facing depopulation and abandonment as basic industries and employment centers diminish or disappear. And finally, there are cities that face destruction in natural disasters or war.Type your paragraph here.