Creating Aging-Friendly Communities: Facilitation Guide
As Wisconsinites live longer and healthier lives, older adults are a dynamic resource in our communities. It can be a challenge, though, for communities to identify how they can best support older residents and their families. Becoming more aging-friendly is a benefit to all communities, helping them become more livable and increasing productivity and community well-being. This facilitation guide was written to help UW-Extension educators inform communities about this important issue and assist communities in self-assessing their aging-friendliness. The end goal is to catalyze and support the creation of aging-friendly communities throughout the state.
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Sara Richie, MS, Oneida County Family Living Educator; Kristin Litzelman, PhD, State Specialist in Family and Financial Well-being in Middle and Later Life; Nancy Crevier; Jill Cholewa; Jane Jensen; Chris Kniep; Renee Koenig; Mary Ann Schilling; Nancy Schultz and the members of the Creating Aging-Friendly Communities Work Group, UW-Extension.
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