Public Groupactive 5 months ago
Age-Friendly DC is a coordinated, comprehensive, and collective-action effort whose goal is to ensure that all DC residents are active, connected, healthy, engaged and happy in their environment. The District’s Age-Friendly effort is starting with a focus on adults age 50 and older.
Goal: Increase engagement with DC residents and local organizations involved with the implementation of Age-Friendly DC.
Level of Change: Programs
Primary Focus Area:
Data Category Tag: Older Adults
Estimated Implementation Date: 2018-09-01
Estimated Completion Date: 2023-12-31
Estimated Ease of Implementation: Moderate
Estimated Cost of Implementation: Moderate
Potential Community Benefit: High
Research: More than 1 in 10 residents in the District of Columbia are over 65 years old. With our population growing older and because aging is an experience every person shares, making communities an easier place to grow older is an urgent and critical endeavor.