The resources listed below are a selection of items available in our searchable library of resources.
The first issue brief in IPA's series on aging explores senior housing options, including: aging in place, senior communities, assisted living, and nursing homes.
The second issue brief in IPA's series on aging explores the largest source of long-term care services in the country: family caregiving.
The third issue brief in IPA's series on aging explores how funders can support financial security for older adults.
This guide helps funders explore possibilities for expanding other program areas (health, education, community development, the arts, and youth) to encompass aging.
In Communities for a Lifetime (CfaLs), both the built environment and the social fabric are constructed to support those growing up and growing old. This issue brief focuses on the four domains of CfaLs.
Philanthropic organizations of all shapes and sizes are well positioned to support Communities for a Lifetime. This issue brief explores four roles for philanthropy in advancing CfaL work.
This primer, focused on rural aging, provides guidance specifically for grantmakers.
This guidebook has been developed by the Lifelong Indiana Coalition to ensure Indiana communities are competitive and inclusive places for residents of all ages, abilities, and income levels to call home.
In addition to promoting physical and mental health, walkability supports independence for people of all ages and abilities. This brief provides Indiana funders with basic information about walkability and suggestions on how to improve walkability in their communities.
Traditional home design practices have built barriers to aging in place into much of our housing supply. These structural barriers prevent older adults, as well as people of any age who have disabilities, from leading independent lives; visiting friends, relatives, and neighbors; and participating fully in their communities. This brief explores two approaches to design that incorporate accessibility features.
Linking Generations for a Stronger Community focuses on intergenerational programming.
The Funding Across the Lifespan Issue Brief explores opportunities for funders to become involved with aging, no matter what their current funding priorities.
Promoting Health, Strengthening Communities Issue Brief is based on GIA's Regional Issues Forum in Atlanta and provides ideals for funding health-related projects.
The Quality of Life Through End-of-Life Care Issue Brief is full of suggestions to support end of life and palliative care efforts.
Mary O'Donnell, a program officer at the Retirement Research Foundation, provides an overview of how the foundation works to build capacity of nonprofits to serve older adults.
The Silver to Gold Issue Brief focuses on aging demographics in the United States.
The Home for Life Issue Brief covers programs involving aging in place.