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New resource from GIA: an introduction to rural aging

posted Wed, Apr 19, 2017

As part of its rural aging initative, supported by Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, GIA is proud to present New Frontiers for Funding: An Introduction to Rural Aging. This introductory document will help acquaint funders, elected officials, nonprofits, government agencies, civic organizations, and residents with the possibilities for forging constructive partnerships and improving the experience of rural aging. Click through to explore the document, or learn more about the initiative at www.GIAging.org/rural-aging.

John Feather blogs: A Powerful New Tool to Combat Ageism

posted Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Writing about the newly released ReFraming Aging toolkit, John Feather describes how these communications tools and ideas can help anyone who cares about aging strengthen their communications and achieve more impact on policy goals and changing the way the public thinks about the issue of aging.

AP: Federal surveys trim LGBT questions, alarming advocates

posted Thu, Apr 6, 2017   by Associated Press

LGBT advocates are questioning the Trump administration's quiet deletion of questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. Combined with the withdrawal of another planned survey evaluating the effectiveness of a homelessness project for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, the moves have alarmed watchdogs who worry they may point to a manipulation of government data collection to serve the ideology of a government they view as hostile to their causes.

What a Difference a Place Makes: John Feather's new Huffington Post blog

posted Mon, Apr 3, 2017   by The Huffington Post

In his latest blog for The Huffington Post, John Feather talks with Paul Irving, chairman of the Center for the Future of Aging at the Milken Institute, about their new Best Cities for Successful Aging report and the importance of age-friendly communities.


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