Creating Age-Friendly Cities: Empowering and Involving Older Adults

Thursday October 29, 4:00 – 5:30pm

The session will describe, discuss and brainstorm tested, effective and fun ways to engage seniors in advocating for walking improvements. We will then look at the actions of senior residents in two communities and how they are improving the walkability of their neighborhoods. Leave with tools to recruit and engage seniors into the walking movement.

Moderator: Jeanne Anthony, Sr. Project Manager, Education & Outreach, AARP Livable Communities

Panelists:

  • Ivory Craig, Associate State Director, AARP Mississippi
  • Andrea Bozarth, Associate State Director, AARP Kansas
  • Wendy Landman, Executive Director, WalkBoston