Lifelong Communities

Lessons Learned from Maine’s Lifelong Communities Movement:
Special Topics for Lifelong Communities

MAY 30, 2019

Wells Conference Center

Orono, Maine

The University of Maine Center on Aging in partnership with the Maine Community Foundation held a special learning and networking event specifically designed for lifelong communities initiatives including Age-Friendly Communities, village models, and independent lifelong community planning efforts.

Lifelong Communities Event Final Program

Lifelong Communities Event Summary Report

Lifelong Communities Event Speaker List


Handouts and Resources Based on Event Panel Themes:

~ Lifelong Community Engagement Resources ~

AARP: Engaging the Community to Create Community

Collective Impact Forum: Community Engagement ToolKit

TSLCA: Coalition Building


~ Successful Volunteer Strategies for Lifelong Communities ~

Strategic Volunteer Engagement

Grantmakers in Aging: Recruiting, Motivating, and Keeping Volunteers

TSLCA Webinar: So You Want to Run a Volunteer Program

TSLCA Webinar: The Care and Feeding of Volunteers

TSLCA Webinar: Engaging Volunteers


~ Structuring Your Lifelong Communities Committee for Success ~

Community ToolBox: Building Leadership

Grantmakers in Aging: Building and Balancing Leadership Teams

Maine Guide to Building Livable, Age-Friendly Communities


~General Lifelong Communities Resources of Interest~

Sullivan AF Handout PDF

Aging Well in Waldo County

Age-Friendly Coastal Communities

Age Friendly Saco

Saco Brochure

Tri-State Learning Collaborative Community Profiles


~General Lifelong Communities Resources of Interest~

AARP’s Livable Communities Library

Tri-State Learning Collaborative Overview

Tri-State Learning Collaborative on Aging  (Free to join!)


For more info: or 207-262-7923