Giving Compass’ Take:
• This webinar explores the Elder Index, a tool that helps the elderly population measure their expenses and sheds light on economic insecurity in elderly communities.
• How can funders help make this tool useful and relevant for the elderly population?
What is the true cost of living for older adults? This webinar, co-sponsored by Grantmakers In Aging and Grantmakers In Health, explores the Elder Index, a tool that measures the income older people need to meet necessary expenses for housing, health care, food, transportation, and other essentials, while staying independent in their own homes. The tool is calculated for every county and state in the United States.
Discover how the Elder Index sheds new light on levels and patterns of economic insecurity experienced in locations throughout the U.S. Ideas for funders, advocates, and service providers to consider ways to use the Elder Index on behalf of older people.
Read the full article about Elder Index at Grantmakers in Aging.
Learning and benchmarking are key steps towards becoming an impact giver. If you are interested in giving with impact on Human Rights take a look at these selections from Giving Compass.
Looking for a way to get involved?
A good way to complement your interest in Human Rights is to connect with others. Check out these events, galas, conferences or volunteering opportunities related to Human Rights.
Are you ready to give?
In addition to learning and connecting with others, taking action is a key step towards becoming an impact giver. If you are interested in giving with impact for Human Rights take a look at these Giving Funds, Charitable Organizations or Projects.