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Request for Information: Key Factors to Enable Older Adults to Age in Place

Respondents are invited to comment on the specified topic areas related to aging in place measurement. You may choose to comment on all or some of the topic areas.  Do not include any proprietary, classified, confidential, trade secret, or sensitive information in your response.

The information gathered from the submissions will help inform the development of a Request for Proposals in 2019 to develop a tool to measure aging in place.  Information from the submissions will be compiled for use by AARP Foundation and may be released for public use in 2019. 

ACCESS THE ONLINE COMMENT FORM

All comments must be submitted by no later than December 28, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET. 

The comment form asks for your comments and perspectives on the current field of aging in place measurement. Our goal is to gain insight into the emergent areas of research on aging in place, key factors that influence aging in place, and potential data sources. The aging in place measurement topics are broad and meant to give respondents the opportunity to comment about as many topics as they see fit.

Timeline

October 1, 2018: Request for Information opportunity announced.

October 1, 2018: December 28, 2018: Submission of comments accepted on a rolling basis.

December 28, 2018: Deadline for submission of comments by 11:59 p.m. ET

2019 TBD: Request for Proposals announced and application available

Contact

For any questions related to this request for information, please email AARP Foundation Grants, aarp_foundation_grants@aarp.org.

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The Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is a powerful approach to transforming lives and communities. AARP Foundation is a proud grantee of the Social Innovation Fund.

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Eighty-one cents of every dollar we spend goes toward programs and services that help low-income older adults. We have met every one of the Better Business Bureau’s 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.

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