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On this page you can search cities and communities and affiliated programmes that are part of the Network

  • by country and membership type  (using the search function on the right)
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Baiona

Baiona
Spain

El Ayuntamiento de Baiona reconoce la diversidad poblacional e intenta responder, desde las distintas concejalías, a las necesidades detectadas a favor de un envejecimiento activo. En la actualidad se llevan…

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City population: 1225025 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Banyule

Banyule
Australia

Banyule City Council became a member of the WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities in December 2014. This time also marked the commencement of the inaugural Banyule Age-friendly…

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City population: 12550322 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Bar Harbor, Maine

Bar Harbor, Maine
United States of America

The plan of the Bar Harbor Task Force on Aging is to assess/survey the community to better understand and determine the unmet needs of the community. Currently, there are no…

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City population: 526924.7 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Bar-le-Duc

Bar-le-Duc
France

La nouvelle équipe municipale de Bar-le-Duc s’est engagée lors de sa campagne électorale à faire de la ville une éco-cité dans laquelle il fait bon vivre.

Cela se…

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City population: 1663818 % over 60Joined Network in 2011

Barcelona

Barcelona
Spain

In 2009, Barcelona City Council, at the proposal of the Elderly Advisory Council, began the Barcelona, age-friendly city project, an initiative that is part of the Age-friendly Cities programme promoted…

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City population: 161409026 % over 60Joined Network in 2011

Barunga West

Barunga West
Australia

The District Council of Barunga West is located on the northern tip of the Yorke Peninsula, with its southern-most boundary some 120 kilometres north of the capital city, Adelaide. The major…

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City population: 245735.78 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Basauri

Basauri
Spain

Desde hace años el Municipio de Basauri viene desarrollando programas de Envejecimiento activo y de prevención de la Dependencia . Para ello se cuenta con cursos que con carácter anual…

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City population: 4136 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Basque Country – Euskadi Lagunkoia

Basque Country – Euskadi Lagunkoia
Spain

Euskadi is a Spanish autonomous community, located in the northeastern part of the Cantabrian fringe, bordering the north with the Bay of Biscay and France.Integrate the provinces Álava, Guipúzcoa and…

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City population: 218898527 % over 60Joined Network in 2013

Baymak

Baymak
Russian Federation

Baymak’s age-friendly project aims to identify social problems of older persons, implement new technologies of social work, and create a comfortable environment for the elderly population. The increasing proportion of…

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Beasain

Beasain
Spain

Tras la adhesión de Beasain al programa Euskadi Lagunkoia se comenzó a trabajar para mejorar la amigabilidad del municipio. El primer paso fue repartir los cuestionarios de amigabilidad a la…

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City population: 1391518.25 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Beasain

Spain

Tras la adhesión de Beasain al programa Euskadi Lagunkoia se comenzó a trabajar para mejorar la amigabilidad del municipio. El primer paso fue repartir los cuestionarios de amigabilidad a la…

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City population: 1391518.25 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Bedford, Québec

Bedford, Québec
Canada

Le lancement des politiques MADA concertées s’est fait en grande pompe en novembre 2014 à Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge. Depuis, plusieurs projets ont pu être financés par la CRÉ Montérégie Est au bénéfice…

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City population: 257521.8 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Belfast

Belfast
United Kingdom

Belfast City Council’s All Party Reference Group on Older People provided the initial leadership to explore Belfast becoming an Age-friendly City. In May 2012, the Lord Mayor signed a declaration…

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City population: 28096219 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Belfast, Maine

Belfast, Maine

The City of Belfast and advocacy and service organizations that serve elder residents that live in the City and County currently offer many services that benefit area residents. A few…

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City population: 668230 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Berantevilla

Berantevilla
Spain

Berantevilla is one of 10 municipalities of the Cuadrilla de Añana, located in the southwest of the province of Álava.

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City population: 47932 % over 60Joined Network in 2013

Berkeley, California

United States of America

Berkeley is one of only three California cities with its own Public Health division. Through this department, the Aging Services Division, and other partners such as Lifelong, Center for Independent…

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City population: 11885324 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Berne

Berne
Switzerland

The City of Bern first conducted a survey on age-friendliness as per the WHO recommendations at the end of 2009. From the results of this survey, the city compiled its…

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City population: 13800022 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Berwick

Berwick
United States of America

Because Berwick has been historically a smaller community, many services are provided by county based programs such as York County Communtiy Action, and Seacoast regional programs. In town we do…

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City population: 724616.5 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Besançon

Besançon
France

« Faire de Besançon une ville amie des aînés, c’est faire de Besançon une ville amie de tous. »

La Ville de Besançon s’est engagée de manière volontariste depuis les années 60 auprès…

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City population: 11691420.3 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Bethel

Bethel
United States of America

Bethel already offers many services and programs for its senior population. An active Senior College offers courses across a broad range of topics, all taught by senior volunteers. Under the…

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City population: 269925 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Bey

Bey
France

L’équipe municipale de Bey a pour objectif de permettre aux personnes âgées de la commune d’être autonomes et de pouvoir rester le plus longtemps possible à leur domicile. Le CCAS…

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City population: 81225 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Biddeford, Maine

Biddeford, Maine
United States of America

Biddeford’s Age Friendly Community Committee will be the lead and be comprised of a membership that includes seniors representing all segments of Biddeford’s senior population and those whose programs are…

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City population: 2200021 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Big Flats

Big Flats
United States of America

Big Flats is a town in Chemung County, which is located in the New York Finger Lakes, the state’s largest wine producing region with more than 100 wineries and vineyards.…

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City population: 520023 % over 60Joined Network in 2015

Bilbao

Bilbao
Spain

GOALS:

  1. Generate processes of community participation.
  2. Changes in the different jurisdictional areas of the municipality to improve the quality of life of its citizens.
  3. Tapping the potential represented by older people in civic…

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City population: 34627831 % over 60Joined Network in 2011

Blue Hill, Maine

Blue Hill, Maine
United States of America

Please see the Work Plans for Year 1 and Year 2 of our Thriving in Place Downeast Collaboration. This work will be the foundation on which we hope to build…

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City population: 268631 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Boadilla del Monte

Boadilla del Monte
Spain

El Ayuntamiento de Boadilla del Monte cuenta con dos Centros de Mayores en los que anualmente organiza una amplia oferta de actividades con el objetivo de propiciar el envejecimiento activo…

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City population: 4877515 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Boal

Boal
Spain

Nuestro concejo cuenta con una red de servicios centrados en la atención a los mayores vulnerables y el apoyo a la permanencia en el domicilio (Sservicios de Ayuda a Domicilio…

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City population: 166937 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Bordeaux

Bordeaux
France

La Ville de Bordeaux, considérant la question du vieillissement comme un enjeu à la fois social mais également sociétal, souhaite impulser une démarche transversale afin de promouvoir une politique publique…

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City population: 24522319 % over 60

Boroondara

Boroondara
Australia

Council has developed its second Creating an Age-friendly Boroondara Strategy. The five year strategy aims to create a municipality where residents are supported to live in their own homes and…

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City population: 17261220 % over 60Joined Network in 2012

Borough of Southwark

Borough of Southwark
United Kingdom

London Borough of Southwark joined the WHO Global Network in 2015 as part of our council’s Fairer Future promise to become an age-friendly borough. We want everyone to get the…

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City population: 28830010.9 % over 60Joined Network in 2015

Boston

Boston
United States of America

This historic city, so important to the creation of the United States more than 200 years ago, is looking ahead again. This time, Boston is preparing for the aging of…

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City population: 64600015 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Boulder County, Colorado

Boulder County, Colorado
United States of America

Age Well Boulder County is a collaborative, countywide strategic planning initiative with the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, local senior centers, community non-profits, local senior advisory boards, and other…

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City population: 32187219.4 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Bowdoinham

Bowdoinham
United States of America

In 2012, as part of the comprehensive planning process, the Town of Bowdoinham completed an assessment of services and supports needed for older residents to age optimally. The assessment identified…

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City population: 288920.8 % over 60

Bowling Green

United States of America

The Age-Friendly Bowling Green initiative seeks to make Bowling Green, KY a better place to grow old by promoting an “age-in-everything” lens across all aspects of city life. This hands-on…

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City population: 6060012 % over 60Joined Network in 2013

Bozeman

Bozeman
United States of America

Bozeman offers a dynamic Senior Citizen Center that has expanded its programs and activities over the course of several generations. The executive director, Shannon Bondy, is part of our team…

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City population: 4340512 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Brampton

Brampton
Canada

The city has numerous existing policies within its Official Plan that benefit senior’s populations. These policies encourage new development to be developed as complete communities, and having regard for location…

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City population: 5239109 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Brantford

Brantford
Canada

The City of Brantford is well-advanced in achieving an age-friendly community. In 2015, Brantford City Council endorsed the Age-Friendly Community Planning Strategy and the City was awarded an Ontario Seniors’…

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City population: 9700019 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Brighton & Hove

Brighton & Hove
United Kingdom

Brighton & Hove joined the WHO Age Friendly Cities and Communities Network in 2013 in order to encourage active ageing and optimise opportunities for health, wellbeing and participation of older…

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City population: 27300013 % over 60Joined Network in 2013

Brookhaven

Brookhaven
United States of America

In February 2013, the Town of Brookhaven Town Board unanimously passed a resolution in support of joining the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. As a member of the AARP Network…

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City population: 48636419 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Brooklin

United States of America

Please see the attached document “Thriving in Place Downeast – By The Numbers”, a summary of projects and activities conducted in the first two years of our 3-year Thriving in…

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City population: 85846 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Brookline, MA

Brookline, MA
United States of America

After a six month planning process, Brookline submitted its application to join the network in the fall of 2012. A major action agenda is dissemination of information about Brookline’s strong…

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City population: 5870018 % over 60Joined Network in 2012

Brooksville, Maine

Brooksville, Maine
United States of America

Please see the attached document “Thriving in Place Downeast – By The Numbers”, a summary of projects and activities conducted in the first two years of our 3-year Thriving in…

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City population: 88542 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Brussels

Brussels
Belgium

Being conscious of the importance of its demographic changes, the City of Brussels has since 2009 invested in a political policy oriented to the senior citizens.

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City population: 17689126857 % over 60Joined Network in 2010

Bucksport

Bucksport
United States of America

Since 1992 the town of Bucksport has provided the financial support to maintain a Senior Center that offers a meal program and a variety of recreational and health education programs…

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City population: 492418 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires
Argentina

Third Age Secretary recognizes the great diversity among older persons/ in that sense,the policy that is going on is based in the idea that an age-friendly city promotes active aging,…

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City population: 289000022 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Burnie

Burnie
Australia

Burnie City Council’s Strategic Objectives include: A range of vibrant, safe and attractive community spaces; a community that celebrates and participates in its arts, culture and heritage; a community that…

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City population: 1990023 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Busan

Busan
Republic of Korea

Under the goal of establishing a happy and age-friendly city, Busan Metropolitan City has been implementing various policies focused on providing a comfortable retirement life for the elderly. Our policies…

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City population: 355454322.15 % over 60Joined Network in 2016



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