Boulder County, CO Print
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Lead Agency: City of Boulder
Action Plan Download
Boulder County developed its action plan with a regional outlook. The plan is divided into four quadrant areas: basic needs surrounding built environment priorities like housing, transit, health, housing, and affordability personal connection and community involvement, focusing on social interaction, inclusivity of older adults, and providing access to volunteer work and education health and wellness, targeting access to affordable healthcare and end of life services and aging in community, focusing on enhancing quality of life for older adults and aging in place.
Action Plan Highlights
HousingEnable older adults to safely remain in their homes by expanding home modification and maintenance services, and increasing the prevalence of ADU's and other multi-generational housing options.
HealthAdvocate for more food choices in older adult nutrition programs at meal sites, long-term care residences, and other older adult housing locations, including healthier, special diet, and local food options, and ethnic or cultural preferences. Develop and implement a healthcare advocate program for single, unconnected, or language-isolated older adults in need of assistance navigating healthcare information.
Open SpaceAllow parks, open spaces, streets, sidewalks, outdoor venues, public restrooms, parking, rest areas, and buildings to be used and enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities by employing age-friendly design standards.