Age-friendly campaign

The Morning Show

Older adults are a rapidly growing segment of our population (globally and locally) and a vital part of our local community and we want our community to be livable for all residents. 

1: The Champaign-Urbana Community was admitted to the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities in 2017. The AARP recently approved our Action Plan of goals for the next 3 years.

2: This is a collaborative effort between the College of Applied Health Sciences, the cities, community leaders from different organization, and retired community members.

3: The areas that our Action Plan will address over the next three years are: Inclusion, Communication, and Transportation.

4: Champaign-Urbana was one of just two communities in Illinois in the AARP’s Age-Friendly network in 2017, along with Evanston. The Illinois list has since grown to include Alton, Arlington Heights, Danville and Woodstock.

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