Local Playbook

The MPA Local Playbook:
Take Action to Build a California for All Ages

The Master Plan for Aging Playbook is designed to assist state and local government, communities, and private and philanthropic organizations in building environments that promote an age-friendly and disability-friendly California.

Download the MPA Local Playbook and explore resources below.

Play One: Use the Governor’s Blueprint to Engage Your Local Leaders

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Collaborative, and cross-sector, partnerships are the key to implementing successful projects, policies, and initiatives. It is important to get the right leaders at the table. Local government, community planners, aging and disability advocates, and subject matter experts are all important players. The list below will help you identify your local and regional leaders in community development and the aging and disability fields.


Play Two: Explore Local Data

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Collaborative, and cross-sector, partnerships are the key to implementing successful projects, policies, and initiatives. It is important to get the right leaders at the table. Local government, community planners, aging and disability advocates, and subject matter experts are all important players. The list below will help you identify your local and regional leaders in community development and the aging and disability fields.

Meaningful metrics are the foundation of the planning and evaluation of our work. There are several publicly available and user-friendly data sets that can help determine the focus of your project.


Play Four: Select Your MPA Initiatives for Implementation

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The California Master Plan for Aging focuses on five bold goals and twenty-three action areas for the state. To be successful at the local level, it is important to determine the primary problems to be solved and areas of opportunity for your community. Resources that align with the MPA and could be helpful at the local level are below.


Play Seven: Stay Connected

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We learn from each other’s experiences. Tell us about your project! We may highlight it on our webpage to inspire other communities across California.

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