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Care Ministries Successful ministry models for congregational care. Includes transportation, ramp building, spiritual, and more

Caregiving Resources A library of information to address caregiving concerns

Research  Learn how aging and caregiving issues affect faith organizations

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Aging Population Information

As Americans grow older, church demographics shift. Today, the mean age of American church-goers is 65. As you look at these reports, consider what issues might arise that affect your congregation. What actions could you take to address changing needs?


AARP Report Findings-- Healthy at Home How are today's adults using technologies and staying healthy at home? Older adults are healthier today and are more likely to use technology to enhance their lives, including their safety at home. Adults surveyed also express interest in telepharmacy and telemedecine.

Aging Population: Blueprint for Action By 2030, one in five Americans will be 65 years of age or older. How can America prepare for the changes that lie ahead as the Baby Boomers age?

Caregiving in America This report, produced on behalf of Met Life Insurance Company, examines the caregiving crisis. Today, 1.4 million Americans are in nursing homes, and over 6 million are cared for at home by family or paid caregivers. This report documents this crisis, exploring who needs care, who provides care, what governmental agencies support caregiving, and much more.

Senior Drivers This study, sponsored by AAA evaluates how education can assist elderly drivers to reduce incidence of care accidents.

Statistical Profile of Older Americans The US Department of Health and Human Services details older American demographics.

Caregivers Handbook

This 80+ page guide provides resources, checklists and worksheets - all in one place.