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Posts Tagged ‘Places to age’

Creating Aging-Friendly Communities Through Municipal Actions and Partnerships

Friday, June 25th, 2021

While responding to the unique needs of older adults, the cultivation of aging-friendly municipalities can also benefit community members across all age groups. At the Creating Aging-Friendly Communities Through Municipal Actions and Partnerships session at the 2021 Planning and Redevelopment Conference, aging-friendly advocates and local officials expressed the importance of aging-friendly communities and described strategies for making municipalities more inclusive for older adults.

Helping towns design for all ages: New Jersey Future’s aging-friendly program is gaining momentum

Monday, February 15th, 2021

A summary of milestones recently achieved by a number of towns New Jersey Future is working with to implement aging-friendly land use goals.

Older Homeowners in Car-Dependent Suburbs Face Difficulty Downsizing

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Older adults in New Jersey looking to sell their homes—most of which are single-family detached houses—as younger generations continue to prefer smaller homes in walkable communities.

New Jersey Future Releases Guide to Implementing Aging-Friendly Land Use Decisions

Friday, January 15th, 2021

New Jersey Future, with funding from The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation, developed Creating Great Places to Age in New Jersey: A Community Guide to Implementing Aging-Friendly Land Use Decisions to provide local communities with a step-by-step process to design their towns for the needs of older adults.

The Best Is Yet To Come: New Jersey Future Helps Towns Become Great Places to Age

Monday, March 9th, 2020

New Jersey Future recently held kickoff meetings in Pompton Lakes in Passaic County and Ridgefield Park in Bergen County as part of its Creating Great Places to Age program.

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