Augusta, Maine Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: University of New England
Institute of higher education
Action Plan Download
Augusta developed its action plan focusing on supporting healthy aging by advising the Augusta City Council on potential age-friendly policy changes. The plan also works on partnering with community organizations to enhance existing services, and encouraging volunteerism and active citizen participation in the social, economic, and civic life of the community.
Action Plan Highlights
Health and Community ServicesConduct wellness checks on older adults in partnership with local police.
HousingHelp close the housing gap by encouraging the banking community to offer low-interest, emergency loans under $2,400 to low-income older adults.