Fort Worth, Texas Print
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Lead Agency: Planning and Development
Action Plan Download
Fort Worth developed its action plan with the goal of improving quality of life for residents of all ages. The plan commits Fort Worth to enhancing outdoor and public spaces, creating more housing affordability, improving access to public transportation, and building a more inclusive community.
Action Plan Highlights
HousingOffer additional housing options for family members looking to provide care for loved ones by updating zoning to allow ADU's.
Social ParticipationOrganize evening events for older residents like 50+ dance nights and wakeling soccer tournaments by partnering with non-governmental organizations.
Civic Participation and EmploymentEducate older adults on topics like identifying home-based, part-time and job-sharing employment opportunities, filing age discrimination claims, and starting a business by developing a series of easy-to-comprehend fact sheets.