Best Practices

To meet the needs of the communities they serve, USAging members have developed an array of programs that support the ability of older adults and people with disabilities to age well. To seed innovation among its members and the Aging Network, USAging has compiled these best and promising practices from across the Aging Network with the hope that Area Agencies on Aging, Title VI Native American Aging Programs and others can replicate them to help meet the needs of the communities they serve.
Aging Innovations & Achievement Awards
USAging’s premier annual awards program, the Aging Innovations & Achievement Awards, highlights the work of USAging members in a variety of categories, including advocacy, care transitions, economic security and more. The AIA Awards are sponsored by and Learn more.
engAGED Social Engagement Innovations Hub
Focused on programs that promote social engagement and reduce social isolation, this searchable hub highlights best and emerging social engagement programs and provides examples of replicable programs to inspire and inform organizations within the Aging Network to develop them in their own communities. engAGED is funded by the U.S. Administration for Community Living and administered by USAging. Learn more.

USAging Fact: Learn about your peers’ work—and how it can fit into your agency’s goals! The AIA Awards recognizes successful and innovative programs that USAging members have developed to serve older adults. Get inspiration from our 2024 winners!