Are you living the best life you can? An #EngagedCommunity is essential to creating an #AgeFriendly Community. Watch this short 3-minute video to hear how AARP is supporting #AgeFriendlyCommunities and how each individual plays a roll in the movement. #ItStartsWithYou #MotivationMonday tinyurl.com/h23mj8s... See MoreSee Less
Tuesday, June 28 join the Sarasota County (FL) Sheriff's Office and partners from local safety, healthcare and wellness organizations to learn more about programs and services available to seniors in Sarasota County. The event will be at Friendship Centers located at 1888 Brother Geenan Way, Sarasota, FL 34236.
Age-Friendly Sarasota will have a booth from 11:00am-3:00pm. Our team will be available to answer any questions you may have about #AgeFriendly #Sarasota ... See MoreSee Less
The average person over 65 manages a walking speed of 3km (1.9 mi) per hour. At 80 that goes down to 2km (1.2 mi) per hour, compared with the average for a working age person of 4.8km (3 mi) per hour.
Reducing the distance between transport stops, shops, benches, trees for shade, public toilets and improving pavements and allowing more time to cross the road all encourage older people to go out. #AgeFriendly #LivableCommunity #WalkableCommunity tinyurl.com/j5obkmu... See MoreSee Less
As cities experience a demographic shift, the need for age-friendly design is becoming ever more critical. From almshouses to driverless cars, the future of urban housing and mobility may just be shaped for and by the elderly