"MICHIGAN CERTIFIED ELDER FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES" PROGRAM
Michigan State University Extension.
Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging
Michigan, USA .
"...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."
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
-Respecting the Value and Contributions of Seniors in Society
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