Issue Brief

Resource

Civil Legal Aid and Consumer Protection Brief

Publication date: 
07/2015

Many low-income debtors are especially vulnerable to debt scams, including high up-front fees, penalties for early payoffs, inflated interest rates, and "deals" targeting senior citizens, low-income borrowers, and people with poor credit.

Resource

Universal Design and Visitability

Publication date: 
12/2014

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.

Find More By

Resource Type 
Resource

Walkable Communities

Publication date: 
09/2014

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.

Find More By

Resource Type 
Resource

CfaL Roles for Philanthropy

Publication date: 
08/2013

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.

Find More By

Resource Type 
Funding Area 
Resource

Communities for a Lifetime

Publication date: 
06/2013

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.

Find More By

Resource Type 
Funding Area 
Resource

Economic Stability

Publication date: 
07/2012

The third issue brief in IPA's series on aging explores how funders can support financial security for older adults.

Find More By

Resource Type 
Funding Area 
Resource

Family Caregiving

Publication date: 
04/2012

The second issue brief in IPA's series on aging explores the largest source of long-term care services in the country: family caregiving.

Find More By

Resource Type 
Funding Area 

Pages