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A Dialogue with VOICE- Age Friendly Cities

A Dialogue with VOICE- Age Friendly Cities

An age friendly city is a place that encourages active aging by maximizing opportunities for health, well-being, participation and social inclusion.

Sarasota is the first community in Florida to join a network of communities worldwide working to become more livable for people of all ages through Age-Friendly Sarasota. The age-friendly designation, which was presented by the World Health Organization and AARP, makes Sarasota County one of more than 50 communities across the United States in the global network.

What makes a city age-friendly? Dr. Kathy Black, Professor of Social Work and Gerontology and leader of the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative, shares information on what the age friendly designation entails.

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