The Retirement Research Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life for older people in the U.S. RRF is one of the first private foundations devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues.
RRF’s vision is that ALL older people continue to be valued and respected as participants and contributors in community life.
With respect to older people, The Retirement Research Foundation values:
Understanding that GROWTH occurs throughout one’s lifetime, regardless of chronological age
Recognizing that INNOVATION generates new solutions and adds new value
Acknowledging that INCLUSIVE communities are strengthened by diversity
Promoting CONNECTION between families, neighborhoods, communities, and networks to support success at every age
Having a VOICE is critical to the well-being of all older people
Using COLLABORATION to leverage resources and expand reach
Knowing that IMPACT is accomplished by investing in effective organizations, sound program models, and strong policies