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Advancing Age-Friendly Communities

March 11 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm


General Session
Cathy Boyer-Shesol, Project Manager, Kansas City Communities for All Ages, Mid-America Regional Council, Bi-State Kansas City Region and Amy St. Peter, Deputy Executive Director, Maricopa Association of Governments, Phoenix, Arizona

Morning Sessions

  • Early Adopters of Age-Friendly Communities
  • Development of Age-Friendly Communities in NJ
  • Mayor’s Perspectives: Benefits of Age-Friendly Communities
  • Lessons from Massachusetts, an Age-Friendly State

Guest Speaker
Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, PP, Commissioner of New York City Department of Parks and Recreation & Past President of APA

Afternoon Breakouts

  • Some Partnerships Will Surprise You: The Power of Uncommon Collaborations
    What’s There to Measure? Metrics to Guide Your Work and Show Community Improvements
  • Community Visioning: Lean Projects Yield Big Returns. Participatory Build Project
  • Meeting Transportation and Mobility Challenges for an Aging Population
  • Connecting Generations: Capturing the Assets of Every Age
  • Change Happens! Data, Visualization, and Age-Friendly Leaders Address Big Challenges: Housing, and Community Development

For more information, contact Rosemarie Bendik at rbendik@jfedgmw.org or (973) 929-3062. Visit our website at www.grottafund.org

AICP CM credits pending.



March 11
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Grotta Fund for Senior Care


Aidekman Jewish Community Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981 United States
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