Indiana University

Announcing Our Three New Community Guidebooks!

June 16, 2010


Planning Tools for Elder-Friendly Communities provide valuable information to citizen planners and activists, as well as professionals in aging. Made possible by the Daniels Fund, these new tools are available for free download at

The Communications Toolkit offers strategic media messages and story lines for the key indicators of an elder-friendly community.

How to Develop a Home Modification Initiative describes how to create a community coalition to advocate for the availability of affordable home modifications.

Mental Health in Older Adults will assist communities to address unmet mental health needs in their older residents.

The three new publications join an additional guide also available on the website, Evidence Based Interventions to Improve Physical Activity in Older Adults.

To access the guidebooks in PDF format, click on "Other Reports" on the left navigation bar.