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Reports, websites, and more about Age-Friendly cities to inform community leaders, businesses owners, and other cities in Central Ohio and beyond.

Age-Friendly Columbus Findings Report

This Findings Report outlines the assessment process and its results will serve as the basis for development of a strategic plan during the second year of the initiative

Meeting the challenges of an aging population with success

A report by the Kirwin Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and The Ohio State University College of Social Work

Central Ohio Older Adult Needs Assessment

2014 study by Franklin County Office on Aging and Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

AARP Livability Fact Sheets

Easy-to-read series of information on walkable and livable communities for residents, community leaders, and more

Preparing for Aging Populations in America's Cities: A Report on Priorities for America's Mayors

The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has partnered with AARP to survey the nation’s mayors, to identify what resources, policy changes, and infrastructure developments are needed to make our cities more “livable,” so that our older residents can choose to live out their lives in their own homes and communities, surrounded by family and friends and a vibrant social and cultural network, for as long as possible.