Serving Diverse Elders: Strategies for Meaningful Inclusion in Service Planning and Delivery
May 2020 | Asociación Nacional Pro Personas Mayores, National Asian Pacific Center on Aging, National Indian Council on Aging, The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, SAGE National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
As the older adult population grows, many Aging Network providers are considering the unique needs and barriers diverse elder communities navigate by incorporating their stories and experiences into their organization’s planning process. By making some simple changes, diverse elders can be included as aging services and programs are designed, implemented, and evaluated. This guide aims to provide the Aging Network with tools and resources needed to be more inclusive of culturally diverse populations of older adults during the planning process.