Integrate age-friendly activity into your dementia friendly work

Directs you to resources to help you integrate age-friendly activity into your dementia friendly work.

Table of Contents

1. Banks and Financial Services

2. Neighbors and Community Members

3. Legal and Advance Planning Services

4. Local Government (Housing, Outdoor Spaces & Buildings, Transportation, and Public Safety)

Housing Policy & Planning

(AF & DF) Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure

AARP – Housing That Works for People of All Ages 

AARP - Roadmap to Livability: Housing Workbook

AARP - Housing - Best Practices & Examples

AARP - Housing Archive

AARP – 6 Creative Housing Options 

AARP - The ABCs of Accessory Dwelling Units

AARP - Make Room for Making Room

Rhode Island: Building an Age-Friendly Community (For Housing Page 18-21)  

Connecting Generations in Senior Housing 

Design Standards for Senior Housing in Massachusetts (Pages 132-136)

(DF) Dementia Friendly Dwellings, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design and National Disability Authority (ADD)

Home Modifications

AARP Home Fit Guide

Aging in Place - Home Modifications

Housing Options in Massachusetts

Mass Options – Housing  

Outdoor Spaces & Buildings

(AF & DF) Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure

AARP - Outdoor Spaces and Buildings - Best Practices & Examples 

Senior Center Renovation and Design

AARP - Public Places and Outdoor Spaces Archive

AARP - Creating Parks & Public Spaces for People of All Ages

Pioneer Valley, MA - Healthy Community Design Toolkit

(AF) Age-Friendly Winter Spaces


(AF & DF) Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure

Age-Friendly Bus Stops

AARP - Roadmap to Livability: Transportation Workbook

AARP - Transportation - Best Practices and Examples

AARP - Transportation Archive

AARP - Transportation - Walk Audit Tool Kit and Leader Guide

Meeting the Transportation Needs of Older Adults with Vision Loss

Transportation Options in Massachusetts   

Transportation Services and Programs in Massachusetts

Transportation Strategies for Human Service Agencies in Massachusetts

Develop a Volunteer Driver Program in Massachusetts

Public Safety

National Center on Elder Abuse

National Sheriffs' Association - Triad Resources

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors by Seniors

MA Registry of Motor Vehicles - Safe Driver Checklist 

5. Health Care Throughout the Continuum

6. Libraries

7. Faith Communities

8. Businesses

9. Community-based Services and Supports

10. Residential and Specialty Care

11. Hospitals

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