Committed To Becoming More Age-Friendly
Louisville, Kentucky United States of America
The City of Louisville has been a leader in identifying residents needs to improve the health and well being of those who live, work, learn, play and retire in its community. The City has a dedicated Office for Aging & Disabled Citizens, a Health Equity Center and is a hub for economic development in the aging sector. All of the current initiatives of the city address the eight domains that the World Health Organization has determined guide an Age Friendly City. This age-friendly city aligns with the cities Metro Strategic plan which focuses on delivering excellent city services, ensuring fiscal integrity, taking job creation to the next level, investing in our people and neighborhoods and promoting creative planning for a vibrant city future. This initiative is also aligned with the City of Louisville’s participation in the STAR Network, the Livability Index, the Resilience Framework as well as the Compassionate Louisville movement that guides all aspects of Metro government. The city will be a key player on the Age-Friendly advisory committee and plans on continuing to makie age-friendliness a core component in all of its initiatives.