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GIA's Guide to Impact Investing: A Tool for Accelerating Healthy Aging for All in Livable Communities
This guide takes a deep dive into the topic of impact investing and highlights funders across the GIA network and beyond who are leveraging impact investments to create healthier, more age-integrated communities.
Learn the fundamentals of the Multisector Plans for Aging movement and see how funders can and should get involved to help advance this essential work.
This guide is intended to give GIA members and other funders an understanding of impact investing — specifically within the philanthropic context — by defining key terms and sharing examples of how it is already being used.
To mark the fifth anniversary of the Serious Illness & End-of-Life Funders Community in 2021, GIA released this collection of stories and reflections shared by members of the group.
One-third of older Americans die with dementia, a condition that causes a decline in mental ability that interferes with daily activities. Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause, responsible for 60–80% of cases.
Age-Friendly Health Systems aim to follow an essential set of evidence-based practices; cause no harm; and align with what matters to older adults and their caregivers. This issue brief provides background on the need and an update on a new movement that seeks to transform how our healthcare system approaches the care of older adults.
Evidence-based programs (EBPs) are essential for promoting healthy aging and wellness in older adults. These programs address challenges such as chronic conditions, falls, physical inactivity, and behavioral health issues, which can impact health, well-being, and independence.
Elders of color and LGBT elders face significant disparities in health and health care access, economic security, housing, employment, community support, and more.
For older people whose social networks are dwindling, arts and culture give opportunities to keep socially, civically, and mentally active in their communities. The arts provide a symbolic and emotionally expressive communication system for elders with cognitive limitations, allowing them to engage with their care partners and the larger community.