Aging Data

Older Adults in Washtenaw County are Falling Behind the Michigan Recovery: Slide showing income trends for senior citizens in Washtenaw County (Senior Data Book, Blueprint for Aging, 2012)

Older Adults In the Workplace: Slide showing significant increase of older adults in Washtenaw County workplaces. (Senior Data Book, Blueprint for Aging, 2012)

Seniors Living Alone: Slide showing upward trend of older adult men living alone. (Senior Data Book, Blueprint for Aging, 2012)

Washtenaw County Older Adult Data Bank: Provides a holistic framework to highlight indicators of older adult well-being and to emphasize existing challenges. (Blueprint for Aging, 2009, 2010, 2012)

Aging Readiness & Competitiveness Report: Interactive data set that provides analysis and trends in 4 pillar areas: Community Social Infrastructure, Productive Opportunity, Technological Engagement, and Healthcare & Wellness (AARP, 2018)

Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

State of Mental Health and Aging: Issue brief with statistics and overview of seniors' mental health in America. (Centers for Disease Control, 2006)

Mental Health and Older Adults Fact Sheet: Report with various facts related to seniors' mental health. (World Health Organization, April 2016)


Solutions and Best Practices

National Institutes of Health: National Institute on Aging: Agency dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well-being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people.

Profile and Scorecard of Long-Term Services and Supports (Michigan): Report compiling data about long-term services and supports for older adults in Michigan. (AARP, 2014)

Economic Security for Seniors: Best practices for maintaining adults' independence through financial supports. (National Council on Aging)

Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

Treating Depression in Older Adults: Evidence-based practices for treating depression. (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2011)


Tools and Resources

*If you need assistance with any health & human services needs, please dial 2-1-1 from any phone, or search the 2-1-1 database online.

Benefits Check Up: Searchable website that helps individuals find benefits they may be eligible for. (National Council on Aging)

Community Dashboard: A dashboard on Washtenaw County's current school-aged youth community conditions and our funded program's outcome achievement. 

Local Senior Resources: Washtenaw County Senior Resource Directory, featuring listing of service providers for things such as Adult Day Services, Legal Services, Respite Care, Care Facilities and much more. (Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County)

Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders 

Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Searchable database of treatment centers. (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Mental Health Treatment Centers: List of mental health organizations serving Washtenaw County 

Behavioral Health Counseling (Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County)

Behavioral Health Counseling (Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County)

Transportation

Transportation Options for Older Adults

AAATA: Senior Services (Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority/The Ride)

Transportation Services (Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County)

Job Seekers

Employment Tips for Older Job Seekers