Aging in Place Resources

Resources for Age-Friendly Community Development Consulting

Karen Alexander
Managing Director of NJTIP @ Rutgers
Voorhees Transportation Center
Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy    
(917) 943-6005
Expert on travel-transportation options for seniors, Aging in Place

Jeanne Anthony
Sr. Project Manager - Education & Outreach
AARP Livable Communities
601 E St NW, Washington, DC, 20049
Office: (202) 434-2430 | Email: | Web:
AARP Age-Friendly Communities expert

John Beilenson      
SCP (Strategic Communications & Planning)   
(610) 687-5495
Communication to build engagement and support; how to look at communications to inspire your community

Charles Brown
Senior Research Specialist
Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center
Rutgers Voorhees School of Transportation            
(848) 932-2846
Complete Streets expert

Nancy J. Erickson
New Solutions, Inc.
(732) 418-3210
Community Needs Assessments expert

Emily A. Greenfield, PhD
Associate Professor
Affiliate of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, & Aging Research
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Office: 536 George St.; New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: 732-391-4986
Evaluation, Age-Friendly Community Development and NORC expert

Eden N. Kyse, Ph.D.
Director, CREEHS
Graduate Program Coordinator, Certificate in Program Evaluation
Center for Research and Evaluation on Education and Human Services (CREEHS)
University Hall 3124
Phone: (973) 655-7045

Bob McNulty
Partners for Livable Communities
1429 21st Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 887-5990 ext. 108

John Migliaccio, Ph.D.
Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Institute
Cell/text: 914-912-5394
Asset mapping expert

Mia Oberlink
Senior Research Associate
The Center for Home Care Policy and Research
Visiting Nurse Service, NY, Director
Technical Assistance Resources Center
Community Innovations for Aging in Place
Age-Friendly Community Development and Assessment expert

Additional References for Community-Building, Health Improvement and Age-Friendly Communities

Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

America's Health Rankings Senior Report

Resources for Aging in Place

Elder Economic Security Index Statewide Fact Sheet

The 2014 Elder Economic Security Index provides statewide information on the cost of living in New Jersey for older adults. Data is collected on gender, housing type, race and ethnicity, and age for meaningful comparisons on expenses for couples and singles on a monthly and yearly basis.

Elder Economic Security Index For New Jersey Counties

A deeper dive, further analyzing New Jersey data at the county level. (New Jersey Foundation for Aging - 2014)

2015 White House Conference on Aging Report

Economic and Housing Programs and Services

Health and Health Services Information

  • Donated Dental Services (DDS) program- North New Jersey Donated Dental Services
    (732) 549-8506  or (888) 995-0055
  •  Nursing home comparison from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


  •  Employers specifically interested in staffing from the over-50 workforce

State and County Programs