|What is the Elder Readiness Plan?|
As baby boomers age, the number of elders in Arlington will more than double. The Elder Readiness Plan is a blueprint for an inclusive, livable community that will be ready to meet the increased needs of the elder population expected over the next 25 years.
[All documents accessible below are in PDF Format .]
5-Year Update on Elder Readiness Task Force Recommendations - 3/1/2012 (190KB): Summary report on the progress made in 5 years on the Elder Readiness Task Force Recommendations.
Georgetown Public Policy Institute Review of Elder Readiness Implementation Plan for Housing and Next Steps (231KB): The status and next steps proposed by three Master of Public Policy candidates at Georgetown University based on their winter 2010-2011 review of the recommendations in the "Goal: Provide Affordable, Appropriate, and Accessible Housing Options" section of the 2007 Elder Readiness Implementation Plan.
Elder Readiness Implementation Plan (74KB): County's plan for implementing changes recommended by the Elder Readiness Task Force.
Elder Readiness Plan Summary (315KB): This 2-page summary of the Plan provides an overview of the Plan, including the Plan's vision, its priority recommendations, and data on the elder population.
Elder Readiness Plan: Part I - Task Force Report (141KB): The Report articulates the Plan's vision, details its priority recommendations, and provides data on the elder population.
Maps for Appendix B: Demographic Profile of Elders in Arlington
A: Population age 65-74 (147KB)
B: Population age 75 and over (147KB)
C: Block Groups with more than 99 people age 75 and over (158KB)
D: Population age 65 and over living alone (147KB)
E: Population age 85 and over living alone (157KB)
Elder Readiness Plan: Part II - Task Force Recommendations (133KB): The recommendations address four major areas: housing, transportation, supportive services/health care, and community involvement. The plan lists goals, strategies, outcome measures, responsible parties and timing.
Elder Readiness Task Force: The County Board charged (24KB) Task Force members, the plan’s authors, with assessing County readiness to meet the changing needs of a growing elder population. The County Board chose the members (11KB) of the Elder Readiness Task Force to ensure broad representation of community interests and elder issues expertise.
|For more information, contact the Agency on Aging at (703) 228-1700, TTY (703) 228-1788, or send an e-mail arlaaa (at) arlingtonva.us|