A partnership among Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Keystone College, King's College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Penn State Scranton, The Wright Center, University of Scranton, and Wilkes University.

Planning Meeting
The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development

The Institute provides data, analysis, strategy, and implementation recommendations to provide solutions to clients. The Institute services include:
  • Indicators – Indexes
  • Community Health Assessments
  • Market and Feasibility Analyses
  • Economic Development Strategies
  • Economic and Tax Impact Studies
  • Data and Data Analysis
  • Industry Studies
  • Housing Studies
  • Workforce Studies
  • Education Studies
  • Economic and Demographic Profiles
  • Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Support
  • Research Validation and Peer Review
  • Site Selection Research
  • Arts & Culture Studies
  • Tourism Strategic Plans
  • Comprehensive Plans
  • Social Science Research and Survey Design
  • Strategy Development, Planning and Collaborative Processes
  • Asset Maps

The Institute also produces community based research and mobilizes the
resources of regional institutions of higher education to engage in regional
research and strategy development. Wilkes University, as the founder and
managing partner in The Institute, collaborates closely with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Keystone College, King's College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Scranton, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, The Wright Center, and the University of Scranton.



The Lackawanna Area Agency on Aging Surveys can be found by clicking on the appropriate link. The English electronic version is available at the following links.
Senior Survey 65+
Future Seniors - ages 55-64
Family Caregivers
Las encuestras en espanol se pueden encuentrar aqui:
Personas Mayores 65+
Mayores del futuro 55-64
Cuidadores familiares







                       

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