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This page provides information on physical activity, the health status of seniors and links to key organizations.  It also provides tools and best practices to help assess, plan and implement policy and lifestyle changes within senior settings.


CDC Resources

CDC's Physical Activity Recommendations for Older Adults
This CDC website provides information on recommendations and short videos explaining the recommendations.

CDC’s Division of Healthy Aging
This CDC website provides information and resources on older adults and aging.

CDC Healthy Aging Research Network & Creating Aging-Friendly Communities
This site provides tools and resources for creating policy and environmental change to support healthy aging.


Aging Reports

The State of Aging & Health in America Report
The State of Aging and Health in America report assesses the health status and health behaviors of U.S. adults aged 65 years and older and makes recommendations to improve the mental and physical health of all Americans in their later years.

Growing Smarter, Living Healthier – A Guide to Smart Growth and Active Aging
This EPA report details how Age-Friendly Communities that use Smart Growth principles becoming healthier places to grow old in and better for people of all ages.

Aging in Place, Stuck Without Options:  Fixing the Mobility Crisis Threatening the Baby Boom Generation
This comprehensive report ranks metro areas by the percentage of seniors with poor access to public transportation, now and in the coming years, and presents other data on aging and transportation.


Indiana

Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging
This website provides a state-wide listing of AAA locations.

Health By Design
Stay up to date on Complete Street campaigns throughout the state.

Indiana's Complete Streets Campaign

Garden on the Go
Garden on the Go is bringing fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables to neighborhoods in Marion County. 
To view IHWI video,  click here.

Senior Farmers Market Program
The Senior Farmers’ Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides eligible senior citizens with checks to use at their local farmers’ markets to purchase fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Eligible seniors must be involved with an assistance program administered through the local Area Agency on Aging. To find the closest AAA near your, click here.


National

National Complete Streets Coalition - Incomplete Streets a Problem for Older Americans
This National site provides resources that document the need for Complete Streets polices to help ensure older adults have safe options