Resources on Aging Well
Please note, all resources are for information purposes only and should not be construed as recommendations or advertisements.
Quaker Aging Resources
Resources from a collaboration between New York and PA Yearly Meetings. These resource pamphlets on a variety of topics cover many topics both for the aging and for people who care for them.
ABA/AARP Checklist for my Family, A guide to my history, financial planning and final wishes
Innovative Views on Dynamic Aging – what cutting edge thought leaders are saying
- Conscious Aging Alliance – The Conscious Aging Alliance is a growing network of diverse organizations, each using its own distinctive approaches to support those who are committed to an empowering vision for their later life chapters and are willing to devote themselves to making their potential a reality.
- Village Network
- Transition Towns
World Health Report on Aging and Health for 2015 – reports that aging population will double by 2050. The world will live with a bigger aging population than ever before in history. This is a worldwide problem, not just a problem in the USA.
TED talk by Jared Diamond
“There’s an irony behind the latest efforts to extend human life: It’s no picnic to be an old person in a youth-oriented society. Older people can become isolated, lacking meaningful work and low on funds. In this intriguing talk, Jared Diamond looks at how many different societies treat their elders — some better, some worse — and suggests we all take advantage of experience.”