The following materials on aging topics were produced by the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging.
Preventing, Delaying, and Managing Chronic Disease
Issue Brief 6 | October 2022
Living longer into the human life span has increased our chances of developing one or more chronic diseases. This brief, developed by the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, addresses what we can do to prevent, delay, and manage chronic disease in our communities and as individuals.
The COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Effects on Older People
Issue Brief 5 | August 2022
This brief, developed by the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, discusses the aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic unique to the older population. While COVID-19 cases have been equal among different age groups, older people experienced a greater number of hospitalizations and deaths compared to younger people.
Understanding & Confronting Ageism
Background Paper | March 2022
The Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging developed this background paper to provide foundational information and resources to reduce ageism in institutions of higher education and in the communities that they are located.
Age Inclusive Language Guidelines
Presentation | February 2022
This resource from the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging provides best practices for age inclusive language.
Housing Options as we Age
Issue Brief 4 | January 2022
This brief from the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging examines the importance of housing as we age and the options available to us.
Ageism: How it Affects us all
Infographic | January 2022
This infographic was created by the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging to illustrate the types of ageism, its effects and what can be done to combat it.
Living Longer, Working Longer
Issue Brief 2 | January 2022
This brief from the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging explores why working as we age matters and what options are available.
Driving and Beyond
Issue Brief 3 | January 2022
Produced by the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, this brief discusses driving as we age and resources that offer alternatives to driving.
Living with Purpose
Issue Brief 1 | January 2022
This brief, created by our Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, offers insight on the need for purpose as we age in addition to helpful resources.