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CM10 Elephant in the Community Phillip Stafford

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  • 1. 2030:
1
IN
3

 2000:
1
IN
5
 55+
Popula0on
in
Indiana

  • 2. Aging: not a personal problem, but a community challenge
  • 3. Indiana
NNORC’s
 (naturally
occurring
 re0rement
 communi0es)
 • South
Bend

 • Gary

 • Indianapolis

 • Linton
 • Hun0ngton

  • 4. AdvantAge Initiative Survey Conducted in: 10 pilot communities: •  Six neighborhoods of Chicago, IL •  Indianapolis, IN •  Jacksonville, FL •  Lincoln Square, NYC •  Maricopa County, AZ •  Orange County, FL •  Puyallup, WA •  Santa Clarita, CA •  Upper West Side, NYC •  Yonkers, NY
  • 5. Percentage
of
people
age
60+
who
want
to
remain
in
their
current
residence
and
are
 confident
they
will
be
able
to
afford
to
do
so
 Unweighted N=4,272 Weighted N=918,078 Unweighted N=4,509 Weighted N=973,489 Disagree 5% Agree* 94% Very Confident 61% Not Very Confident** 39% Neither/ DK/RF 1% We asked respondents whether they agree or disagree with the following statement: “What I’d really like to do is stay in my current residence for as long as possible.” For people who answered “agree” we calculated the percentage of adults age 60+ who were very confident/not very confident that they will be able to afford to live in their current residence for as long as they would like. *Agree includes those who said Strongly agree or Somewhat agree. **Not Very Confident includes those who said Somewhat confident, Not too confident, Not confident at all, Don’t know, or Refused. Figure 2.1, Indiana§ Note: Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding and/or missing information. Source: AdvantAge Initiative Community Survey in Indiana 2008 § Excludes Area 2 (Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall & St. Joseph Counties) which was surveyed in 2006.
  • 6. The
Medicaliza0on
of
Old
Age


  • 7. Aging is not about time and the body but about place and relationships.
  • 8. “Community is the smallest unit of health.” Wendell Berry, Health is Membership

 In
Another Turn of the Crank


  • 9. Ac0ve
and
Contribu0ng!
  85%
voted
in
last
 elec0on
  37%
contacted
an
 elected
representa0ve
  89%
made
dona0on
of
 goods
or
services
to
 charity
  7%
live
with
 grandchildren
  81%
report
good
to
 excellent
health

  • 10. “Our
enormous
and
rapidly
growing
older
 popula0on
is
a
vast,
untapped
social
 resource.
It
we
can
engage
these
 individuals
in
ways
that
fill
urgent
gaps
in
 our
society,
the
result
will
be
a
windfall
 for
American
civic
life
in
the
twenty‐first
 century.”

 Marc
Freedman

  • 11. •  Housing •  Transportation •  Health Care •  Education •  Land Use Planning •  Faith Community
  • 12. ADVANTAGE
 SURVEY
 TECHNICAL
 ASSISTANCE
 STATE
 POLICY
&
 FUNDING

 DATA
 PARTICIPATION
 ACTION
 RESOURCES
 COMMUNITIES

 TRANSFORMED

  • 13. S1619



The
Livable
Communi0es
Act
 Crea%ng
Be*er
and
More
Affordable
Places
to
Live,
 Work,
and
Raise
Families
 •  Incen0ves
to
Plan
for
Livable
 Communi0es
 •  Funding
to
Implement
Sustainable
 Development
Plans
 And
good
places
to
grow
old…

  • 14. “Old people everywhere.” Christopher
Alexander
 A
Pafern
Language

  • 15.  Philip B. Stafford, Ph.D.  Director, Center on Aging and Community, Indiana Institute on Disability & Community  2853 East Tenth, Bloomington, IN, 47408  (812) 855-2163  staffor@indiana.edu   www.agingindiana.org