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Why Create an Age-friendly Community?

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A webinar from The New York Academy of Medicine

Age-friendly communities have had a significant impact on making America a better place to grow up and grow older. The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), in support of GIA's Community AGEnda program (sponsored by The Pfizer Foundation) brought together this informative webinar which focused on demonstrated improvements in health, quality of life and cost-savings in Age-friendly communities initiatives around the U.S. The discussion included metrics and evaluation to demonstrate outcomes to different stakeholders. This Conversations With GIA webinar featured an introduction by Dorian Block of Age-friendly NYC and presenters Kate Clark and Allen Glicksman of the Philadelphia Corporation on Aging, Dana Bradley, Director of Gerontology Center at WKU, and Mary Blumberg of the Atlanta Regional Commission. Webinar date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014. View it at https://youtu.be/IyVkbjuIh6o