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MRC de La Matanie

MRC de La Matanie
Canada

C’est autour de 7 axes d’intervention que la MRC a choisi d’élaborer son plan d’action. À chacun d’eux est rattaché un enjeu issu des consultations réalisées auprès des partenaires du…

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City population: 2100025 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Macedon Ranges

Macedon Ranges
Australia

In the Macedon Ranges Shire Council (MRSC) Plan 2013-17, Council committed to achieving membership of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Network of Age-friendly Communities. In October 2017 the newly…

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City population: 4819523.6 % over 60Joined Network in 2015

Macon-Bibb

Macon-Bibb
United States of America

Macon-Bibb joined the WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in 2011, and became the first Age-Friendly Community designated in the new AARP Network of Age Friendly Communities in…

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City population: 15400013 % over 60Joined Network in 2011

Madrid

Madrid
Spain

Madrid is a city with extensive experience and a solid tradition of policies and services aimed at the elderly, a group that represents almost 20% of the city’s population. It is…

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City population: 316613025.25 % over 60

Maia

Maia
Portugal

Since the 1990s, the Municipality of Maia has been promoting activities especially aimed at the elderly residents in the municipality, covering areas as diverse as leisure, culture, sport and physical…

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City population: 13530613 % over 60Joined Network in 2013

Manazuru Town

Manazuru Town
Japan

The population of Manazuru Town in 2017 is 7,519, and the percentage of population aged 65 and over is 39.51%. The population of 2025 is expected to be 6,076 and…

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City population: 750647.59 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Manchester

Manchester
United Kingdom

Age-Friendly Manchester (AFM) builds on the Valuing Older People (VOP) programme, which was launched
in 2003, and the ten-year Manchester Ageing Strategy published in 2009.

In 2010 we became the first…

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City population: 4300009 % over 60

Manresa

Manresa
Spain

El Consejo municipal de personas mayores propuso el ingreso a la red de ciudades amigas de las personas mayores de nuestra ciudad y, después de hacer los trámites, recibimos el…

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City population: 7624524 % over 60Joined Network in 2011

Maple Grove

Maple Grove
United States of America

The City of Maple Grove has had services for seniors for many years, with direct staff involvement in the past 20 plus. The City owns an 80-unit senior highrise apartment…

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City population: 6156712.72 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Marbella

Marbella
Spain

En los últimos años se viene desarrollando en el municipio de Marbella políticas activas para fomentar en las Personas Mayores un mayor nivel de desarrollo de habilidades personales y sociales.…

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City population: 13867917.14 % over 60Joined Network in 2015

Maroondah

Maroondah
Australia

The Active & Healthy Ageing Initiative – Towards an Age-friendly Maroondah 2015 – 2020 is Maroondah’s guide to prepare for an ageing population.  After extensive consultation with our community aged…

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City population: 10957523 % over 60

Marrickville

Marrickville
Australia

The Marrickville Ageing Strategy 2008-2011 outlines Council’s vision for the future and commitment to an age-friendly community for current and future generations of older people. The document provides a strategic…

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City population: 7650014.8 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Mataró

Spain

En Mataró existe el Consejo de la Gente Mayor que es el organismo de consulta y de participación democrática de las personas, asociaciones, entidades y servicios que tratan cuestiones relacionadas…

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Matosinhos

Matosinhos
Portugal

The municipal policy in the area of aging has been:
1 – Supporting entities to provide services through the allocation of premises, supporting the construction and qualification of equipment’s (Matosinhos…

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City population: 17345119 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Matsuda Town

Matsuda Town
Japan

In October 2015, the elderly population of Matsuda Town is 31.3%, which means one out of three people are aged 65 or over. We are implementing various measures from diversified…

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City population: 1100039.4 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Matthews

Matthews
United States of America

The Town of Matthews completed a study In 2008, “Planning, Aging & Matthews: A Look At Matthews’ Preparation for an Aging Population”. The report directly quotes AARP’s definition of a…

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City population: 300085 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Meath

Meath
Ireland

Meath County Council and the Strategic Alliance launched the Meath Age Friendly County Initiative in September 2011. The initiative was endorsed by the County Manager who appointed a Project Manager,…

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City population: 18413513 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Meaulne

France

Il existe différents services destinées aux personnes âgées sur la commune.
Le CCAS, centre communal d’action social, par l’intermédiaire d’un repas, entre en contact avec les aînés et leur fournit…

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City population: 79033 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County
United States of America

For well over the past decade, Mecklenburg County and community partners have sought to evaluate the needs of the aging community and to develop action steps to address gaps. From…

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City population: 103407010.3 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Melville

Melville
Australia

The City of Melville is on its third Age-Friendly Strategic Plan. Directions from Seniors 2013-2017 aims to make the City of Melville an age-friendly area to live. The plan was…

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City population: 10400022 % over 60Joined Network in 2011

Metz

Metz
France

Depuis 2008, le projet social porté par la municipalité de Metz constitue, au même titre que l’Agenda 21 et le projet urbain, un des trois piliers fondamentaux de l’intervention en…

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City population: 11996212 % over 60

Miami-Dade County, Florida

Miami-Dade County, Florida
United States of America

Miami-Dade County has many policies, programs and services that are designed to serve older adults. Among these are elderly services provided through Community Action and Human Services department, the Golden…

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City population: 260086119.9 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Mill Valley, California

Mill Valley, California
United States of America

The City adopted its General Plan in 2013, acknowledging the growing population (and needs) of an aging community. The Community Vitality Chapter (or “Element”) establishes the following programs to support More Details

City population: 1400019 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Milpitas, California

United States of America

The City of Milpitas is joining the other cities in Santa Clara County to become part of the network to promote vitality and vibrancy for seniors. The Milpitas Senior Center…

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City population: 6910 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Minamiashigara City

Minamiashigara City
Japan

The population of Minamiasigara City in 2017 is 43,349, and the percentage of population aged 65 and over is 30.02%. As the number of elderly-only households and elderly people living…

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City population: 4334936.51 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Minneapolis

Minneapolis
United States of America

The City of Minneapolis has begun to take a closer look at the needs of our aging population, and the Minneapolis for a Lifetime Strategy has created the foundation for…

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City population: 38911225 % over 60Joined Network in 2015

Miura City

Miura City
Japan

The population of Miura City in 2017 is 44,446, and the proportion of population aged 65 and over is 37%. The population in 2025 is expected to be 40,900 and…

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City population: 4444644.78 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Monaghan

Monaghan
Ireland

Monaghan County Council and Monaghan County Development Board launched the Monaghan Age Friendly County Initiative on September 2011. The initiative was endorsed by the County Manager and a Project Manager…

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City population: 6048320.4 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Monash

Monash

In 2013, Council endorsed working towards creating an age friendly community. Consequently twenty-one Age Friendly Ambassadors were recruited and trained. The Ambassadors developed the engagement approach and identified who and…

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City population: 18500022.21 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Moncton

Moncton
Canada

Moncton, New Brunswick is located in eastern Canada. It has a population of 69,074 (34.45% of residents are above the age of 60). It is the 5th fastest growing Census…

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City population: 6907434.45 % over 60

Mons

Mons
Belgium

La candidature au réseau mondial « Ville amie des Aînés » a été présentée par le Conseil consultatif des Aînés de Mons. Le Conseil est établi auprès du conseil communal de…

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City population: 9500023 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

Mont-Saint-Grégoire

Mont-Saint-Grégoire
Canada

– Club de l’Âge d’or qui veille à l’organisation d’activités au Centre communautaire situé au 45, rang de la Montagne, à Mont-Saint-Grégoire (repas des Fêtes, souper spaghetti, jeu de pétanque,…

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City population: 299520 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Montclair

Montclair
United States of America

Montclair’s aging in place initiative, Lifelong Montclair, is an initiative of the Partners for Health Foundation in collaboration with the Township of Montclair.  Lifelong Montclair has conducted baseline surveys and research…

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City population: 3769917 % over 60Joined Network in 2015

Monte Sereno

United States of America

The City has just adopted a “Complete Streets” Resolution which emphasizes equity in transportation for all users; with sensitivity toward older persons. The City has partnered with the Town of…

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City population: 348526 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Montevideo

Montevideo
Uruguay

Políticas y programas que promueven el envejecimiento activo y saludable: Pasajes subsidiado en transporte público colectivo para jubilados. Centros Diurnos. Paseos recreativos. Programa de atención a la salud. Talleres de…

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City population: 131075520 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Montgomery County

Montgomery County
United States of America

 Montgomery County, Maryland

An Age-Friendly Community For a Lifetime

  • County population: 1,017,859
  • Senior population: 19 percent

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Together with our community partners, the Montgomery Age-Friendly Advisory…

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City population: 100000013 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Montréal

Montréal
Canada

Programmes, pratiques et services visant les aînés:
Le 1er mars 2011, la Ville de Montréal a pris l’engagement de renforcer ses actions en faveur de l’amélioration de la qualité de…

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City population: 115 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill
United States of America

We learned about the WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities through Anabel Pelham, PhD, Founding Director, for the Center for Age-Friendly Excellence (CAFÉ). Dr. Pelham was instrumental in…

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City population: 420000.1 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Mornington Penninsula Shire

Mornington Penninsula Shire
Australia

In 2013 the Mornington Peninsula Shire adopted a Positive Ageing Strategy with a ‘whole of council’ and ‘whole of community’ approach to ensure people on the Mornington Peninsula are supported…

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City population: 15300030 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Morteau

Morteau
France

Morteau veille au bien-être des aînés par un centre-ville aménagé et adapté. Des zones prioritaires piétons, des trottoirs larges et des bancs facilitent le déplacement des personnes à mobilité réduite.…

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City population: 708119.1 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Móstoles

Móstoles
Spain

El Ayuntamiento de Móstoles está promoviendo las condiciones necesarias para que Móstoles pueda ser considerada Ciudad Amigable con las Personas Mayores, por ello ha creado una Concejalía específica desde la…

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City population: 20681522.15 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Mountain View, CA

Mountain View, CA
United States of America

The City of Mountain View, though support of a Senior Center and Senior Advisory Committee, has invested in creating an Age-Friendly City for many years. At inception of the Senior…

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City population: 7626011 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

MRC des Basques

Canada

Besoins d’identifier les personnes de 50 ans et plus
Vieillissement accéléré de la population
L’âge médiane de la MRC des Basques est de 54 ans Read more  »

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City population: 886027 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

MRC du Domaine du Roy

MRC du Domaine du Roy
Canada

Dans l’esprit d’avoir le réflexe “Penser et agir aînés” sur le territoire, la MRC et ses neuf municipalités ainsi que la Table de concertation des aînés Domaine-du-Roy ont initié, en…

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City population: 3000017 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Mulhouse

Mulhouse
France

Conscients des enjeux démographiques liés au vieillissement de la population, convaincus que la ville de demain se construit avec ses habitants pour le bien-être de tous, et fort d’une longue…

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City population: 11040020 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Multnomah County

Multnomah County
United States of America

Multnomah County is the smallest geographically (466 square miles) but most populous of Oregon’s 36 counties, with Portland, the state’s largest city, as its county seat, but including rural areas…

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City population: 383107420 % over 60Joined Network in 2015

Municipalité amie des aînés

Municipalité amie des aînés
Canada

À la suite de la consultation publique sur les conditions de vie des aînés de  2007, le Secrétariat aux aînés (SA), du ministère de la Famille, a soutenu le développement…

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Municipalité de La Macaza

Municipalité de La Macaza
Canada

Plan d’action de la Politique de la famille et des aînés de La Macaza

Le présent plan d’action découle en ligne directe d’une large consultation effectuée auprès de la population de La…

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City population: 104037 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipalité de Saint-Edmond-les-Plaines

Municipalité de Saint-Edmond-les-Plaines
Canada

La municipalité a fait installer une fontaine aux abords d’un parc pour permettre aux gens de boire sur le trajet de leur marche de santé.
Un projet est actuellement en…

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City population: 38553 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipalité de Saint-Isidore

Canada

La municipalité de Saint-Isidore s’est toujours préoccupée de la qualité de vie des citoyens, des familles et des aînés de son territoire. En 2013, la municipalité a injecté 281 523…

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City population: 301714 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Municipalité de Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf

Municipalité de Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf
Canada

En mettant en œuvre la démarche MADA, le conseil municipal de Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf a pour but de créer un milieu de vie favorisant la participation des aînés tout en renforçant le…

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City population: 36828 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipalité de Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka

Municipalité de Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka
Canada

Beauté des lieux et tranquillité de la vie rurale, ces deux thèmes reviennent souvent lors des discussions avec les aînés. La Municipalité soutient les aînés dans leur épanouissement en développant…

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City population: 158535 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipalité de Sainte-Eulalie

Municipalité de Sainte-Eulalie
Canada

SERVICES OFFERTS AUX AÎNÉS À SAINTE-EULALIE

Ø FADOQ (diverses activités)
Ø Vic active (exercices)
Ø Zumba Gold (exercices)
Ø Souper pizza (1 fois par mois)
Ø 2 messes / semaines
Ø…

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City population: 90025 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipalité de St-Thomas-Didyme

Canada

  1. Mettre un frein à l’âgisme;
  2. Sait adapter ses politiques; ses services; ses structures;
  3. Agit de façon globale et intégrée;
  4. Favorise la participation des personnes aînées;
  5. S’appuie sur la concertation et la mobilisation des citoyens…

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City population: 67737 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipalité des Bergeronnes

Municipalité des Bergeronnes
Canada

Ci-joint, la politique familiale de la municipalité; document dans lequel est décrit toutes les actions posées comme l’implantation d’un jardin communautaire, des sentiers pédestres de proximité, bancs publics au centre…

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City population: 69529 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipalité Saint-Guy

Municipalité Saint-Guy
Canada

Actuellement des après-midi sont organisés pour des jeux et du social. On invite les aînés à venir nous rencontrer une demi journée par semaine pour commencer. Si cela est positif…

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City population: 8265 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipality of Coamo

Municipality of Coamo
Puerto Rico

The Municipality of Coamo has a deep commitment with its elderly community, and with ensuring that all residents are served and that they are part of the community. To that…

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City population: 4057720 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Municipality of Port Hope

Municipality of Port Hope
Canada

The Age-Friendly Community Action Plan for the Municipality of Port Hope has been endorsed by Municipal Council (November of 2016). With the objective of addressing the eight dimensions of an…

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City population: 1600025 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Muratpasa Municipality

Muratpasa Municipality
Turkey

Our first aim is to increase the health and care standards of our elders. For this, these are the projects that we have already implemented and will implement soon:

City population: 45325511 % over 60Joined Network in 2014



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