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"MICHIGAN CERTIFIED ELDER FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES" PROGRAM

WHAT Certifying certain housing communities as Senior Friendly based on senior faciliites and ease of access.
WHYSo that seniors can age in place, live in a comfortable environment in their communities and be in a position to contribute to their communities if they so chose.
WHEREMichigan Vital Aging Think Tank.
Michigan State University Extension.
Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging
Michigan, USA .


Program Description


"...communities must make a commitment to 'ease the way' for this population group. The Certified Elder Friendly Community project will help communities achieve that goal."

otsego.org

The aim of the "Michigan Certified Elder Friendly Communities" Program is to encourage the building of senior friendly communities as a strong senior housing option.

To be certified as a senior friendly community the following guidelines are looked at:

-Senior Safety and Personal Security
-Ease of Senior Transportation Walkability and Accessibility
-Senior Friendly Businesses and Services that meet unique needs of seniors
-Affordable Senior Housing that matches the wide range of lifestyle needs for seniors
-Senior Health Care Access
-Enriching Learning Opportunities
-Senior Activities and Recreation
-Spiritual Connections
-Respecting the Value and Contributions of Seniors in Society
source:otsego.org


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