Bar Harbor, Maine Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: Bar Harbor Task Force on Aging
Age-Friendly Advisory Council/Coalition
Action Plan Download
Bar Harbor developed its action plan with the goal of creating a community where all residents, regardless of age, can live, grow and thrive. The initiative is focused on three primary areas-housing, transportation, and community support and health services, and is centered on community engagement, resident input, and partnerships with existing community organizations.
Action Plan Highlights
Outdoor SpacesImprove pedestrian friendliness in the community by conducting a sidewalk and walkability study.
TransportationFocus on expanding transportation options for older adults and residents with disabilities.
HousingPromote aging in place by identifying residents who need home modifications and connecting them to services and local funding options.