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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)
  • by alphabetical order using the list below

You can visit their profile pages to learn more about individual age-friendly initiatives and get in touch for more information via the contact forms on each page.

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Wake County

Wake County
United States of America

In 2005, the Wake County Human Services Board recognized that Wake County was facing a significant challenge in the coming years in the form of a rapidly growing senior population,…

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City population: 102419815 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Wan Chai District

Wan Chai District
China

The District Council has been dedicated to moving Wan Chai towards an age-friendly district with supports from several non-governmental organizations (NGOs), elderly service centres, governmental departments and universities.

Since June 2012,…

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City population: 15090024 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Warrnambool

Warrnambool
Australia

Warrnambool City Council is committed to promoting opportunities for older residents to maximize their quality of life in Warrnambool.

The Council recognises the importance of healthy ageing to enable a greater…

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City population: 3350121.6 % over 60

Washington DC

Washington DC
United States of America

On October 3, 2012, Mayor Gray reaffirmed his commitment to preserving the independence of aging District residents and improving the lives of persons 50 years of age and older by…

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City population: 65000016.4 % over 60

Waterloo

Waterloo
Canada

An important aspect of the City of Waterloo’s vision is to be a caring community of vibrant neighbourhoods where people support each other, and a city that is accessible to…

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City population: 13110013 % over 60Joined Network in 2011

Wayne, Maine

Wayne, Maine
United States of America

Our town has an extensive informal network of neighbors and relatives helping each other. We also have a recent intiative- Sustain Wayne- which focuses on community and sustainability, and which…

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City population: 105025 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Welland

Welland
Canada

In late 2009, the Niagara Age-Friendly Community Initiative (NAFCI) was awarded a three-year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, to promote awareness of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) age-friendly principles,…

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City population: 5050025 % over 60Joined Network in 2010

Wellawaya

Wellawaya
Sri Lanka

The Wellawaya Division of Moneragala District, in Uva Province, Sri Lanka, joined the WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities in December 2012. The project receives technical support from…

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City population: 43000012 % over 60Joined Network in 2012

West Chester

West Chester
United States of America

In collaboration with the Mayor of West Chester, the Borough Council, West Chester University, the West Chester Senior Center, we are conducting assessments of Borough services and programs. We are…

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City population: 1846111 % over 60Joined Network in 2014

West Sacramento

West Sacramento
United States of America

The City of West Sacramento is actively enhancing its existing community policies, programs and services that are targeted towards older people, and evaluating new opportunities to improve the quality of…

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City population: 4989114 % over 60Joined Network in 2015

West Springfield, Massachusetts

West Springfield, Massachusetts
United States of America

Our community partners with Wingate at West Springfield to offer a free Reflection Support Group for Caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease or other related Dementias. The West Springfield…

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City population: 2839121.3 % over 60Joined Network in 2017

Whyalla

Whyalla
Australia

Whyalla is located 396 kilometres northwest of south Australia’s capital, Adelaide, Australia and its known for its quality lifestyle.

With a healthy location between the sea and the outback, a strong…

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City population: 2260021.05 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Windsor

Windsor
Canada

Windsor, Ontario is not only Canada’s southernmost city, it is a city that shares an international border with Detroit, Michigan, USA. Our southern proximity boasts some of Canada’s best weather,…

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City population: 21089121.6 % over 60Joined Network in 2012

Winter Haven

Winter Haven
United States of America

Our community currently offers many programs geared towards our aging population both through the city and other community organizations. Our recreation programs include senior softball, shuffleboard competitions, exercise classes at…

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City population: 3800032.4 % over 60Joined Network in 2016

Wood Buffalo

Wood Buffalo
Canada

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is committed to being a healthy and active home for all its residents, and is working towards becoming an Age-Friendly Community. In 2014, the…

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City population: 1250324.9 % over 60Joined Network in 2016



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