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American Planning Association: Policy Guides & Frameworks

The American Planning Association's (APA) policy guides represent the collective thinking of our members on positions of both principle and practice. They represent APA's official position on issues central to building communities of lasting value. Topics include: Climate Change, Energy, Hazard Mitigation, Sustainability, Housing, and more.

Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:planning, aging & elderly, homeless, development & smart growth, heritage & historic preservation, housing & real estate, infrastructure & communications, land use & zoning, redevelopment & revitalization, community & public health, disaster preparedness & emergency response, health & health care, agriculture & food systems, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Special Populations, Local Government & Services, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:aging, aging in place, planning, clean energy, climate change, environmental quality, food systems, energy efficiency, energy, waste management, housing, hazard mitigation, health, historic preservation, homelessness, redevelopment, security, smart growth, development, transportation, water

Census Scope: An Online Tool for Investigating U.S. Demographic Trends allows the user to search national, census-based demographic maps. Categories include population change, poverty, home ownership, racial variations, segregation, aging communities, dominant generations, etc. The site also provides print-friendly charts and trends for these statistics.

Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:data & analysis, information, statistics, census, map, demographic data, demographics

National Council on Aging (NCOA): Funding for Senior Centers 101

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) partners with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy.

Geography:United States
Resource Type:service provider
Subtopic:health & health care, housing & real estate, aging & elderly, social services & programs, Recreation & Health, Land Use Planning & Housing, Special Populations, Local Government & Services,
Tags:aging, senior citizen, elderly, social services

Southeast Idaho Council of Governments (SICOG)

The Southeast Idaho Council of Governments (SICOG) exists to connect the residents and communities of Southeast Idaho to public services and useful resources.

Resource Type:advocacy, consultant or business, Business development
Subtopic:local government, organizational development & assistance,
Tags:community development, economic development, aging in place, local government