Committed To Becoming More Age-Friendly
Town of Cutler Bay United States of America
The Town of Cutler Bay (Incorporated, 2005) is the youngest municipality in Miami-Dade County. With an estimated population of 44,321, the Town has made great strides to improve the quality of life for all residents. In 2009 the Town joined the Florida’s Communities for a Lifetime (CFAL) Initiative (Town Resolution #10-21)and formed a volunteer board that consists of five (5) community members and one (1) Town Councilmember. The CFAL Committee works with Town staff to organize events throughout the year that target older adults. Some activities include; Annual Intergenerational Cultural Arts Program, Annual Senior Games, Cutler Bay Bus Party to promote the Town’s circulator bus, Falls Prevention Workshops, Safe Homes Workshops, Health and Wellness Workshops, Scam Jam Document Shredding, Social Outings to local attractions, live performances, Car Safety Education, and Eating & Aging Workshop. The Town is now in the process of establishing a Community Center that will target older adults. This center will be located in the Town Hall building and will feature several multi-purpose community room, offices for social services, exercise equipment and work areas for art & crafts. The Town was the recipient of the 2015 Service to Seniors by an Organization Award presented by the Florida Council on Aging.