Bangor, Maine Print
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Lead Agency: Bangor Public Health and Community Services
Action Plan Download
Bangor developed its action plan in collaboration with the Bangor Livable Communities Committee. The action plan focuses on addressing issues of housing affordability, caregiving support and isolation. The plan also focuses on health care advocacy and nutrition, and increasing aid for residents to access housing, food and medical needs.
Action Plan Highlights
Outdoor SpacesIncentivize winter sidewalk maintenance through a "golden shovel" program.
Social ParticipationAssist older adults in connecting with resources and information on area activities by establishing a network of neighborhood ambassadors.
Civic Participation and EmploymentBring older adults into the workforce by promoting a program that offers permanent, paid positions to skilled volunteers.