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Age Friendly Communities

Age Friendliness on Our Minds

Marian L. Knapp | Posted 12.10.2016 | Fifty
Marian L. Knapp

This article was originally published on Voices of Aging. The notions of age-friendliness are on the minds of people in my community. I feel it as I ...

Age-friendliness in Communities

Marian L. Knapp | Posted 11.30.2016 | Fifty
Marian L. Knapp

This article was originally published on Voices of Aging. The concepts behind the age-friendliness and livability movement are taking hold in communi...

What All Mayors Must Do Now To Help Their Cities' Older Residents

Paul H. Irving | Posted 10.19.2016 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

As the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging prepares to release the latest version of its widely followed "Best Cities for Successful Aging" rankings index, our Advisory Board is once again calling on U.S. mayors to sign the Center for the Future of Aging Mayor's Pledge.

Making The Economic Case For Age-Friendly Communities

John Feather, PhD | Posted 07.22.2016 | Fifty
John Feather, PhD

Follow the money. That is my advice to anyone seeking support for livable and age-friendly communities -- great places to grow up and grow old.

What's all this about Livability and Age-friendliness

Marian L. Knapp | Posted 07.06.2016 | Fifty
Marian L. Knapp

More and more I hear talk about "Livable" and "Age-friendly" communities. I see these terms in newspapers, web-sites, blogs, and presentations. For ma...

How Sustainable Grantmaking Helps Create Age-Friendly Communities That Last

John Feather, PhD | Posted 01.27.2017 | Fifty
John Feather, PhD

Sustainability has become a watchword in philanthropy, as funders seek to answer a fundamental question: How best to invest in projects that will cont...

What Does Age-Friendly Look Like?

John Feather, PhD | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
John Feather, PhD

These images give us glimpses and provoke feelings of what it might be like to live in a fully-developed, age-friendly community.

The Big Question That Comes With Getting Older

John Feather, PhD | Posted 07.20.2013 | Fifty
John Feather, PhD

Who will care for you when you get old? If that's a scary or uncomfortable question, you are in good company. Most people don't want to think about their long-term care needs and when they do, they tend to have major misperceptions of what it costs and what the government will pay for.

Do You Live In An Age-Friendly Community?

Next Avenue | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Donna Sapolin There’s an urgent need to ready our cities and villages for the age boom -- and New York is among th...

What Four Factors Make A Community Age-Friendly?

Posted 12.11.2012 | Fifty

Whether you're 16 or 96, everybody wants to live in a community that embraces and accommodates the specific challenges of their age group. And as drov...

What New 'Age-Friendly' Communities Will Be Like

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

By 2030, nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population will be 65 and older, according to the federal Administration on Aging. Anticipating the challenges ...