Monthly Archives: October 2016

Age-Friendly Housing Event Nov. 10, 2016 Connecting Senior Health and Housing: A Regional Forum in Miami

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The Miami-Dade Age-Friendly Initiative would like to invite you to attend the following event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center related to senior housing and health. Please join us in attending and promoting this event among your peers. Your participation will help continue the important conversation on improving housing opportunities for older adults in Miami-Dade County. Connecting…

Webinar: Oct. 13 – Learn about programs that address displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods

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Webinar Opportunity from National Housing Conference:   What: A webinar on Portland, Ore.’s restorative justice and preference policy. When: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. EDT Where: Register Here Host: The National Housing Conference   After serial displacement of Portland’s African-American community, the city housing bureau has implemented a restorative justice and housing preference policy…

New York Times: Some Good Cities to Grow Old In

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A recent New York Times article highlighted some good cities to grow old in including: Portland, Oregon New York City, New York Iowa City, Iowa Los Angeles, California Madison, Wisconsin Cleveland and Minneapolis Sausalito, California And More Omaha, Boston, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Columbia, Mo… View the full article here with examples of projects these…

Every Body Walk! Micro Grant Opportunity

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2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grants America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative are excited to announce the second year of Micro Grant Funding. This program will award grantees up to $1,500.00 for projects related to increasing walking and walkability.Walkable communities lead to improved safety and health for community members of all backgrounds. They…

Project HELP Grant Opportunity – Deadline Oct. 14

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Alternative Home Health Care is inviting charities with programs that help seniors to apply for grants of up to $1,500 through its community relations program, Project H.E.L.P. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 14th. The application is available at

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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