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MIAMI-DADE AGE-FRIENDLY INITIATIVE UPDATES

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2021

Age-Friendly Miami-Dade, Florida, and Equity

February 12, 2021 – AARP Livable Communities

2020

How Miami-Dade Catered to Older Adults Needs During COVID-19
September 17, 2020 – National League of Cities

Age-Friendly Miami-Dade County, Florida, Responds to COVID-19
June 11, 2020 – AARP LIVABLE COMMUNITIES AARP: Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities

2019

US Seniors Fulfill Dreams, Fight Depression with Virtual Reality
August 5, 2019 – Yahoo News

Florida Joins ‘Network of Age-Friendly States’
April 25, 2019 – Florida Politics

2018

Age-Friendly Initiative Calls for Wiser Treatment of Older Adults
December 5, 2018 to January 8, 2019 -I’m Not Your Boring Newspaper

Mantener la mente activa y el cuerpo en forma: beneficios de trabajar después de la jubilación
November 10, 2018 – Univision

How to Create Age-Friendly Cities
June 7, 2018 – Meeting of the Minds

2017

Miami votes to partner with others to forge an age-friendly community
October 18, 2017 – Miami Today Paper

Isolation is an epidemic among seniors. The antidote to this scourge isn’t another law
June 17, 2017 – BDN Maine

Aging with Community: Building Connections that Last a Lifetime
May 17, 2017 – U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Miami-Dade County Commits to Being an Age-Friendly Place
March 10, 2017 – Miami’s Community Newspapers

County on age-friendly team so elderly can keep getting around
March 7, 2017 – Miami Today

What it’s like to live in an age-friendly place
February 23, 2017 – Miami Herald

2016

Miami-Dade County, Florida – 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Winner
September 14, 2016 – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Cutler Bay: Community Workshop on Aging a Success
July 11, 2016 – Miami Herald

2015

Let’s focus on our aging population
August 28, 2015 – Miami Herald

The age-friendly summit attracts Miami-Dade business, civic elite
May 20, 2015 – Miami Times

As baby boomers age
May 19, 2015 – Miami Herald

For age-friendly neighborhoods, make them attractive to everyone
May 12, 2015 – Miami Herald

Carlos Gimenez’s ‘age friendly’ initiative for premium voters
May 9, 2015 – Political Cortadito

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez to announce Mayor’s Challenge for an Age-Friendly Miami-Dade
May 7, 2015 – Miami-Dade County Media Advisory

Nonprofits Come Together, Hire Communications Firm to Raise Awareness About Age-Related Issues – Press Release – Digital Journal
April 15, 2015 – Digital Journal

League of Cities Newsletter
March 12, 2015 – League of Cities

Elderly pedestrians especially at risk on South Florida roads
February 16, 2015 – Miami Herald

2014

Health Foundation receives grant to help make county ‘age-friendly’
December 1, 2014 – Kendall Gazette

Grantmakers in Health
November 17, 2014 – Grantmakers in Health Bulletin

Health Foundation of South Florida Receives Renewal Grant from Grantmakers In Aging and The Pfizer Foundation to Help Make Miami-Dade County ‘Age-Friendly’
November 7, 2014 – PR Web

Grantmakers In Aging Receives $1.49 Million Grant From the Pfizer Foundation to Support “Age-Friendly” Communities
October 23, 2014 – Yahoo! Finance

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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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