Find resources for funders on the topic of aging.
Connecticut - Growing Older is an overview of key issues facing a population that is aging contains recommendations for how the grantmaking communities can engage. The overview is a product of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's EngAGEment work with the national affinity group, Grantmakers in Aging. Connecticut - Growing Older was prepared by Debrorah Stein, CCP's Consultant in Aging Issues.
As Connecticut's populations ages, a majority of residents desire and expect to remain in their homes and communities. Creating Communities for a Lifetime is an overview for municipal leaders offers information about how they can help to foster continued quality of life as residents grow older.
Connecticut Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors (CWCS) is a non-partisan arm of the Connecticut General Assembly. As staff to the legislature, the CWCS researches best practices, coordinates stakeholders, and promotes public policies that are in the best interest of Connecticut’s underserved and underrepresented women, children and older adults.
Access links to the monthly publication from Grantmakers in Aging, Aging Matters. This newsletter provides information about key research and publications on aging, and offers important aging webinars and a calendar of events.
The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded on time-honored principles of restoring dignity for some of our most vulnerable and valuable citizens. Nursing home residents deserve to age with dignity — but some fall victim to horrific acts of abuse and neglect. If you suspect that your loved one is suffering from nursing home abuse, report it immediately to keep them safe.
Tufts Health Plan Foundation's introductory one-hour webinar can help community leaders learn how to reframe conversations about aging to advance their work.