A Searchable Database of Environmental and Policy Change Resources
The EPC Clearinghouse provides resources, tools, and concrete strategies that support local efforts in environmental and policy change for healthy aging.
The Clearinghouse was created by the CDC Healthy Aging Research Network. Resources included here have been chosen for their relevance and usefulness to people working in the fields of aging services, public health, planning, architecture, engineering, recreation, transportation, and health care.
Clearinghouse resources include:
- Toolkits, best practices, case studies, and process steps for engaging other stakeholders
- Guidelines for working with decision-makers at various levels of government
- Environmental and policy change information specific to older adults in the areas of walkability, livable communities, transportation, older pedestrians and drivers, improving access to healthy foods, universal design, and rural community issues
Background information about healthy aging and its relationship to healthy communities, built environment, and mobility.
Links to non-federal government organizations found in this database are provided solely as a service to the reader. These links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the Federal Government, and none should be inferred. CDC is not responsible for the content of the individual organization sites listed in this document.