ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING
- The AARP Survey of Community Residents Age 50 and Older (PDF) can be adapted by communities to help assess available resources and what residents view as important for successfully aging in place. The survey is designed to capture information consistent with the eight domains of a livable community as identified by the World Health Organization.
- Finding the Right Fit: Age-Friendly Community Planning is a comprehensive guide (110 pages) on how to successfully develop an age-friendly community by Ontario (Canada) Seniors’ Secretariat.
- A baseline survey of Canberra, Australia as an age-friendly city.
- The implementation plan for age-friendly London, Ontario (Canada).
- The MetLife Mature Market Institute in partnership with the Stanford University Center on Longevity has developed an initial list of indicators that can be measured using information that is readily available and adaptable to local governments.
IDEAS & TIPS
- The Dublin Declaration, Ireland. The written commitment to age-friendly cities and communities with space for signatures by leaders and elected officials.
- University of Kansas Community Toolbox contains tools for community development initiatives like 'age friendly' and covers the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation stages of a community program.
- Ireland’s Age-Friendly Counties website.