Healthy aging is the process by which American seniors, age 65 and older, maintain physical and mental health, engage socially, and remain active and independent in their communities for as long as they are able. Although some seniors have health conditions that require facility care, seniors with minimal health needs may age in their homes with supportive community services.
1. Explore the social issue
Read our social issue report on healthy aging which includes: an overview of the social issue, an investment recommendation, information on the return on investment, and ways to take further action.
2. Learn about your state
The state reports define the context of how healthy aging is being addressed in Massachusetts and New York.
3. Select an organization
The guide to giving provides information needed to evaluate an organization working to facilitate healthy aging in five steps.Click here to read the guide to giving