This webpage features aging-related deliverables, products, and resources created and managed by PiAP’s community partners and university partners, often in collaboration with PiAP.
Orange County Department on Aging Resources
PiAP supports the Orange County Department on Aging with several initiatives, including implementation and evaluation of its five-year Master Aging Plans and development of the Orange County Senior Housing Guide.
- Orange County Department on Aging Initiatives and Resources Webpage
- 2022-2027 Master Aging Plan (MAP)
- 2017-2022 MAP Evaluation Report
- Orange County Senior Housing Guide 2021
UNC Resources on Aging
The Health Sciences Library maintains multiple resources on aging, including guidance for students, instructors, researchers, and practitioners as well as consumer-oriented information to help people make informed aging-related health care decisions.
PiAP works with a small group of community members who identify as Solo Agers—older adults who are making decisions about their future independently—to explore the unique legal, health, financial, and social issues of living life while flying solo.
wAGING change Blog
PiAP embraces the work of challenging stereotypes that frame aging as only an experience of diminishment and loss. The wAGING change blog offers a new conversation with age-embracing people and communities.
Conscious Aging Digital Bookshelf
A partnership between PiAP, Second Journey, and the Orange County Department on Aging, the Conscious Aging Digital Bookshelf is a collection of books, articles, and movies that explore the idea of aging with an ethic of mindfulness, service, and community.
Reflections & Stories
PiAP is enriched by the wisdom of countless community members, partners, and team members. In various moments, we have compiled reflections and stories related to experiences of aging.
COVID-19 Planning Tool
The Orange County Department on Aging developed this resource to encourage all Orange County residents to plan for emergency situations and communicate medical and end-of-life wishes to friends, family members, or other trusted people.
- COVID Emergency Plan and Serious Illness Plan (Word document)
- COVID Emergency Plan and Serious Illness Plan (Fillable PDF)
Crescent Magnolia Report
Under the direction of Jenny Womack, PhD, MA, OTR/L, SCDCM, eight UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students partnered with PiAP and Habitat for Humanity of Orange County to document the process of building the Crescent Magnolia community, a first-of-its-kind community offering affordable homeownership options for adults 60 and older in Hillsborough, NC.
Partnerships in Aging Consortium Think Tank (PACTT)
On March 28, 2019, PiAP facilitated an inaugural think tank to form a consortium around ongoing aging-related work and interests that bridge university and community efforts, developing a set of priorities and imagining new aging-related initiatives.