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For All Ages: the GIA Guide to Funding Across the Lifespan

AGING 101 

Fast Facts
National demographic data
Federal funding for aging services
National initiatives by national funders
Glossary of aging terms and acronyms

START FUNDING IN AGING

Gather basic information about older adults
Examine your foundation's history and style
Identify and connect with local funders in aging
Choose a focus
Consult the experts
Engage decisionmakers
Add aging to your grantmaking

Gogian Foundation
Maine Community Foundation
Plough Foundation
Jewish Heritage Foundation

HEALTH … AND AGING 

Getting started
Promoting health and wellness    

Supporting proven health programs
Community mental health
Fall prevention
Integrating the generations to improve health for all
Helping older adults access healthy food
Community initiatives

Expanding access to health care 

Underserved communities
Immigrants and refugees
Health includes aging
Linking older adults to resources
Speaking out on health care
Resources for Alzheimer’s caregivers

Community-based services 

Aging in place
Teens help out … and receive a little help, too
Adult day services
New technology for better care

Older adults helping their communities 

Health care advocates
Healthy eating
Care transitions

Caring for the caregivers

An online resource for caregivers
Local college students help family caregivers

Education and research

Improving care transitions
More geriatrics training
Direct care workers
Art therapy
Mentoring emerging careers in health and aging
Geriatrics for nurses
Palliative care

Resources

EDUCATION … AND AGING

Getting started
Lifelong learning
New directions
Helping others
Training on aging

Educating young people
Educating professionals

Resources

COMMUNITIES … AND AGING

Getting started
Community-centered approaches

Communities for all ages (CFAA)
Revitalizing neighborhoods

Aging in place initiatives

Plough AdvantAge

Housing models
The aging-friendly community

Affordable accessible housing
Home safety, home modifications, and other services
Preventing elder abuse and neglect
Promoting health and wellness
Mobility and transportation
Safe neighborhoods
Economic security through jobs and education

Older adults as community assets

Neighbors in Deed
The Next Chapter

Resources

CHILDREN, YOUTH, FAMILIES … AND AGING

Getting started
Benefits of intergenerational programs
Older people serving young people
Young people serving older adults
Young and old working together
Generations sharing space
Grandparents raising grandchildren
Resources

ARTS & CULTURE … AND AGING 

Getting started
Explore the benefits of arts and aging programs
What makes a successful program?
How the arts improve health and wellness
Lifelong learning and arts
Community engagement and arts
Resources

WORK AND TRANSITIONS ... AND AGING

Retooling and retraining for work
Encore careers 
Resources

 

 

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