Findings from the California Rural Master Plan for Aging Initiative

Date Updated: 12/06/2023

In January 2022, The SCAN Foundation provided support to three advocacy coalitions to develop local Master Plans for Aging with a focus on addressing the unique challenges of aging in rural communities. Over a process of two years, coalitions led planning efforts across three regions (covering seven counties) across California: Shasta, Butte, Glenn, Kings, Tulare, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties. As the current scope of project nears an end, the three regions convened in December 2023 to share selected findings from their needs assessment pertaining to housing, transportation, healthcare access, and resource awareness; regional recommendations for program and policy implementation; lessons learned; and next steps for the regions.


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