Boise, Idaho Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: The Dick Eardley Senior Center
Action Plan Download
Boise developed its action plan with a commitment to offering the resources, network and programs that empower older adults with the independence and support to connect to an age-friendly community for all. The community will work to empower older adults to have a voice with and connection to each other and community programs and services through improvement with public and on-demand transportation, more locations for older adult programming and program variety.
Action Plan Highlights
Social ParticipationExpand the number of older adults participating in public life by increasing the variety and locations of programs, events and activities.
TransportationPhase in a new focus on transportation, including the coordination of existing services with an emphasis on fixed routes and increasing capacity of accessible rides for older adults, and building technology solutions to expand the reach of on demand trips to underserved areas.
Respect and InclusionConduct research to understand the factors that keep older adults from participating in community-based programming and social events.