Next50 Initiative Grant - Boomer Bond Implementation Projects (Who is most…
Next50 Initiative Grant - Boomer Bond Implementation Projects
Problem Statement: What is it that we are trying to address
Inherent stagnation to implement identified recommendations from the assessment
Mostly thinking of smaller community assessments where an output was not originally identified
Overcoming the perceived difficulty in implementing identified recommendations.
Further developing community and local government buy-in to address the issues related to aging-in-place and the increasing older adult population.
assessment tool identifies a lot of things to "fix" whereas, picking one thing could get the process moving again.
need to convey that these communities are already innovative. They are taking on a challenge that is really big. needs to be another infusion of assistance/ innovation.
comprehensive assessment but also a place-based strategy to ...
Who is most affected by the stated problem?
We are attempting to be proactive in developing ways to address the problem. Step one was creating awareness. Step two is developing specific/tangible ways to address the problem.
Project Goal: What are the specific goals of the project?
To move from identified recommendations to implementation.
To provide tangible examples of implementation for the region and the state.
To continue expanding awareness of the aging issue and how communities can be better prepared to support their growing older adult population.
providing direct service to older adults. is there a way to make a case for this. Prioritize choosing projects that do that.
DRCOG vision statement... lifelong
Also stuff in Metro Vision
How will we do it?
Tactical urbanism - signage, temporary sidewalk paint, etc.
Bike to Senior Center Day
Public Service Announcements
Menu of services offered to any jurisdiction that is interested
What does Implementation look like?
Call for projects - mini grants to foster individual implementation
What does buy in look like?
could deter some entities
Link to MVIE?
Targeted implementation - staff selected projects that are deemed replicable throughout the region
What do these look like?
What are the inputs to the project?
Boomer Bond Assessment summary reports
General call for projects
What are the outputs of the project? What does success look like?
tangible implementation projects that can be highlighted as best practices/case studies for other communities to look to
talking points for continued regional outreach
Increased resources for the DRCOG resource directory
Input into MVIEs
Input for Metro Vision website - i.e. curated resources
Can there be a focus on the resource directory itself...