Monthly Archives: March 2016

APHA Webinar: Demonstrating health impacts of transportation decisions

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APHA Webinar: Demonstrating health impacts of transportation decisions Date:Tue, Mar 22, 2016 Time:01:00 PM EDT Duration:1 hour 30 minutes Register and Learn more: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=c6wdjcvqbbfe

AARP’s #DisruptAging Campaign

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AARP’s #DisruptAging campaign aims to combat ageism & tell stories of people who are breaking down age barriers. Learn more: https://twitter.com/AARP/status/705103772414926848

The Case for Age-Friendly Communities

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“An age-friendly community is one that is a great place to grow up and grow old. It has safe and accessible public transportation options; affordable, accessible, and safe housing; pleasant…

The Value Proposition of Age-Friendly Communities

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The Value Proposition ofAge-Friendly Communitiesfocuses on the less understood collateral value of age-friendly work in an effort to grow implementation to a scale that matches the dimension of the need….

Older Adult Driving Safety: An Overview – March 7

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Under a cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has just published the Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, a free…

Changing Aging: The Fixes for Ageism

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Changing Aging’s article, The Fixes for Ageism, discusses ageism and ways that it can be addressed. Read the full article at:http://changingaging.org/blog/the-fixes-for-ageism/  

THURSDAY: Living & Moving in Miami (& Being Able To Afford It)

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South Florida has been labeled the “least affordable region in America.” Our multifaceted transportation and housing challenges threaten to undermine the region’s ability to attract talent, sustain growing tech and…

Elder Mobility Event on 3/31/16

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Attend an upcoming free workshop on Thursday, March 31, 2016 hosted by the Elder Issues/Mayor’s Initiative on Aging Committee of the Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade that will be held in…

Lead Agencies

Our partners include the following lead agencies: AARP Florida, Alliance for Aging, Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, Health Foundation of South Florida, Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization, United Way of Miami-Dade, and Urban Health Partnerships.

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