Video: Coming of Age in Aging America, part of a PBS documentary, online and engagement project. Learn more at The Aging America Project.
Older Virginians Month
In recognition of the month of May as Older Virginians Month, the ODP partnered with community organizations to educate the public about the importance of age wave planning. Check out the video PSAs and educational print insert that appeared in May 2012.
- View the video PSAs on the ODP's YouTube Channel
- See PDF of the newspaper insert below.
View the insert (PDF, 2.7 MB)
2011 Virginia Age Ready Indicators Benchmark Survey Report Released
The Older Dominion Partnership has released the results of the 2011 Virginia Age Ready Indicators Benchmark Survey. Conducted by the Southeastern Institute of Research (SIR) in coordination with the ODP and Virginia Area Agencies on Aging, the survey offers baseline data on the status of Virginia’s seniors and baby boomers.
"To help our Commonwealth and its communities plan for the doubling of our senior population, it's critical to first identify those issues that matter most and have the greatest positive impact," said Joel Mier, Chairman of the Board for the Older Dominion Partnership." Read complete press release [PDF].
Age Wave Planning around the Commonwealth
The ODP is putting together a comprehensive list of Virginia Community-Based Age Wave Plans.
- City of Alexandria: A Livable Community for All Ages
- Arlington County Elder Readiness Plan
- Charlottesville 2020 Plan: Aging in Community
- Fairfax 50+ Action Plan
- Rappahannock Rapidan Regions Aging Together Partnership
- Greater Richmond Age Wave Planning
- Williamsburg Community Action Plan on Aging
If you know of any other long-term plans that have been put in place and have been captured in a final document, please notify the Older Dominion Partnership.
Greater Richmond Region Age Wave Plan
The leadership of the Older Dominion Partnership would like to congratulate the Greater Richmond Region on the announcement and release of their Age Wave Plan.
Thousands of hours from all stakeholders have made this planning process possible, coordinated by the United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg and Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging.
Visit their website for more information, yourunitedway.org/agewave