Age-friendly programme cycle
These UK and international resources will help you to create and implement your action plan – simply click on the titles below to access:
Producing an action plan using a participative approach
Creating age-friendly environments in Europe. A tool for local policy-makers and planners
Policies to create more age-friendly environments, in which a growing number of cities and communities, local authorities and regional governments participate, have become a forceful movement in Europe and globally.
The AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities
AARP action plan for age-friendly communities, comprising action plan development case studies, evaluation and useful resources.
Approaches to implementation and operational delivery
World Health Organisation (WHO) – Age-friendly in practice
Age-friendly environments are free from physical and social barriers and supported by policies, systems, services, products and technologies. Browse or submit examples of age-friendly practice on the WHO website.
Creating an age-friendly New York City – one neighourhood at a time
A toolkit for establishing an ageing improvement district in your community. Published in 2012 by The New York Academy of Medicine and Age-friendly NYC.
Age-Friendly Communities in Canada: Community Implementation Guide
Designed for use by anyone who wants to put their ideas and vision for a more age-friendly community into action – focusing on different sectors in the community, such as health and social services, parks and recreation, policing services and businesses so as to incorporate age-friendly approaches into design, policy and services.