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  1. 1. Community Planning and Collaboration for Healthy Aging 2016 Virginia Governor’s Conference on Aging Today’s Presentations o Are You Ready? Creating a Sustainable Community for All Ages o Fairfax County’ 50+ Plan: Involving the Community in Every Step Along the Way o A Region Wide Collaboration for Aging Together o Toward a Senior-Friendly Region: Assessing & Addressing Senior Access & Isolation in the Richmond Metro Area
  2. 2. Are You Ready? Creating a Sustainable Community for All Ages Presented by Jane King and Gordon Walker Age Matters Institute Community Planning and Collaboration for Healthy Aging 2016 Virginia Governor’s Conference on Aging
  3. 3. Livable Communities 
 for All Ages
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 Strategies for Virginia’s Communities
  4. 4. • Livability, Aging and Diversity • Age Matters Institute, ICMA and others • Lessons Learned • Scorecard and Checklist, Strategic Plan on Command A Comprehensive Approach http://www.justpartners.org/
  5. 5. Focusing on Virginia • Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services • Nine Communities - Assessments or Plans • Alexandria as Test Case – Role of Commission on Aging • The Keys to Success – Cross-Agency Involvement, Broad Collaboration and Advocacy • WHO/AARP Age Friendly Community Network
  6. 6. Fairfax County’s 50+ Plan: Involving the Community in Every Step Along the Way Presented by Sharon Lynn & Jacquie Woodruff Fairfax Area Agency on Aging, Department of Family Services Community Planning and Collaboration for Healthy Aging 2016 Virginia Governor’s Conference on Aging
  7. 7. Create a More Aging-Friendly Community: A Call to Action!
  8. 8. Fairfax Area Commission on Aging (COA)
  9. 9. Fairfax Area Commission on Aging
 Roles in 50+ Community Action Plan ▪ Completed SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) Analysis for Board of Supervisors ▪ Co-Hosted Community Forums with the Board of Supervisors ▪ Served on 50+ Steering Committee, Subcommittees, and Workgroups ▪ Serves as COA Advocates for the 31 Plan Initiatives ▪ Develops Annual Report on the Plan for Board of Supervisors
  10. 10. What is a livable, lifelong community?
  11. 11. A Call to Action!
  12. 12. Community Forums County Forum on Creating a More Aging-Friendly Community Ideas from June 5, 2013 Forum at West Springfield Government Center SAFE AND HEALTHY COMMUNITY Comments Number of Votes Create resources for “Villages” or “Village Model.” 16 Make resources available – healthcare/home. 10 Life Style Coaches/Leisure Coaches to promote healthy habits. 10 Seek small fund grant options to build capacity. 7 Number of participants: 46 50+ Community forums were held across the county. The public was invited to participate in the process of developing the 2013/2014 50+ Action Plan. At most of the meetings, after a brief introductory session, the participants were invited to participate in two of five small group discussions focused on the following topics: Housing, Transportation, Community Engagement, Safe & Healthy Community, and Services. At the end of each small group session, the participants were asked to vote on the three ideas or initiatives that they thought were most important. The votes for particular ideas were totaled in the "Number of Votes" column of the forum data. Some smaller forum participants did not have the opportunity to vote.
  13. 13. 50+ Community Action Plan Brochure
  14. 14. 50+ Community Action Plan Brochure
  15. 15. Long Range Planning ▪ Trends Analysis of Fairfax County 50+ Residents Services for Older Adults and Family Caregivers ▪ Caring for the Caregiver ▪ Creating a Communication Buzz ▪ Home Health Care Cooperative ▪ Housing for Older Homeless Adults and Those at Risk of Becoming Homeless ▪ Optimizing the Number of Links into the County’s Older Adults Page
  16. 16. Services for Older Adults and Family Caregivers ▪ Caring for the Caregiver ▪ Creating a Communication Buzz ▪ Home Health Care Cooperative ▪ Housing for Older Homeless Adults and Those at Risk of Becoming Homeless ▪ Optimizing the Number of Links into the County’s Older Adults Page
  17. 17. Safe and Healthy Communities ▪ Project Lifesaver Expansion ▪ Criminal Exploitation Prevention ▪ Building Community Partnerships to Enhance Behavioral Health Science for Seniors ▪ Park Authority 50+ Initiatives ▪ Pre-Notification 911 ▪ Arts Initiative
  18. 18. Community Engagement ▪ Increase Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities ▪ Fairfax 50+ Community ▪ GrandInvolve Program: Intergenerational Volunteering in Elementary Schools ▪ Kaleidoscope 50+: Perspectives on Culture ▪ Library Opportunities for 50+ ▪ Neighbor to Neighbor ▪ Venture into Volunteering
  19. 19. Transportation ▪ Senior Mobility Fair ▪ Partnership to Provide Medical Transportation ▪ Mobility Management Program ▪ Northern Virginia Rides (NV Rides) ▪ Universal Real-time Online Transit Data Portal
  20. 20. Housing ▪ Accessibility Guide for Home Modifications ▪ Latitude in Land Use Cases for Affordable Older Adult Housing ▪ Neighborhood-Based Older Adult Housing ▪ Home Property Management Services ▪ Home Sharing Initiative ▪ Help People Stay in their Homes with Technology ▪ Universal Design
  21. 21. Adult For more information: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/OlderAdults
  22. 22. A Region Wide Collaboration for Aging Together Presented by Chris Miller Aging Together & Cathy Zielinski Rappahannock Rapidan Planning Commission Community Planning and Collaboration for Healthy Aging 2016 Virginia Governor’s Conference on Aging
  23. 23. Aging Together Examples from three key collaborations
  24. 24. Transportation – 
 Foothills Area Mobility System ● Rappahannock Rapidan Regional Commission ● Aging Together ● RRCS/Area Agency on Aging ● Virginia Regional Transit ➢Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan ➢Public Transportation ➢Para-Transit ➢Volunteer Transportation ➢Mobility Management ➢One Call Center ➢Travel Training ➢Foothills Express
  25. 25. Law Enforcement & EMS Falls Prevention Elder Abuse Prevention
  26. 26. Aging Services Providers Family Caregiver Training
  27. 27. Toward a Senior-Friendly Region: Assessing & Addressing Senior Access & Isolation in the Richmond Metro Area Presented by Dr. John Accordino Dr. Meghan Gough Dr. Ivan Suen Jamie Pham Virginia Commonwealth University Community Planning and Collaboration for Healthy Aging 2016 Virginia Governor’s Conference on Aging
  28. 28. MAPPING SENIOR ACCESS & ISOLATION 
 IN THE RICHMOND REGION 
 A PILOT STUDY AND ANALYSIS
 
 Prepared by:
 Dr. John Accordino
 Dr. Meghan Gough
 Dr. Ivan Suen
 Jamie Pham, Graduate Student
 Center for Urban & Regional Analysis (CURA@VCU)
 
 May 2, 2016
  29. 29. 5/2/16 Supported By Our Partners:
  30. 30. 5/2/16 CURA @ VCU How Can We Improve Our Built Environment to Allow People to Age in Place?
  31. 31. 5/2/16 CURA @ VCU Project Goals: ▪ Map Senior Concentration and Access to Amenities and Services ▪ Collaborate with Local Governments and Interested Organizations ▪ Improve Senior Accessibility and Livability
  32. 32. 5/2/16 CURA @ VCU Phase I: Senior Access and Isolation at the level of the Richmond Regional Planning District ▪ Services and Amenities ▪ Accessibility to Senior Destinations ▪ Persons 60 years and Older and Their Accessibility to Senior Destinations ▪ HH and HL Map
  33. 33. 5/2/16 CURA @ VCU Services and Amenities: ▪ Housing ▪ Healthcare Services ▪ Shopping ▪ Groceries ▪ Fitness and Recreation ▪ Transportation ▪ Social Services
  34. 34. 5/2/16 CURA @ VCU Map I
  35. 35. 5/2/16 CURA @ VCU Map II
  36. 36. 5/2/16 CURA @ VCU Map III
  37. 37. CURA @ VCU Phase II: Mapping of Senior Access to Shopping and Amenities at the Neighborhood Level (Willow Lawn). ▪ Map I: Accessibility to Amenities and Services ▪ Map II: Walkability
  38. 38. CURA @ VCU 5/2/16 0 0.5 1 Map I
  39. 39. CURA @ VCU 5/2/16 Map II 0 0.4
  40. 40. CURA @ VCU Walkability of Willow Lawn Lack of crosswalks Sidewalk Disconnect 5/2/16

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