Jackson, NH Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: Gibson Center - Mount Washington Valley
Action Plan Download
Mount Washington ValleyGibson Age Friendly is an 11 community group with 10 communities in NH (Albany, Bartlett, Chatham, Conway, Eaton, Freedom, Hart's Location, Jackson, Madison and Tamworth) and 1 community in Maine (Fryeburg). They havedeveloped a regional action plan thataddresses social isolation health and resources aging in place outdoor spaces and transportation. The plan sets up town-specific service directories and establishes email exchanges to help older residents gain access to aging resources in their localities, and helps increase housing choice by creating a town-by-town guide on ADU's, along with resource document for residents seeking subsidized housing.
Action Plan Highlights
HousingEncourage aging in place and increase affordable housing stock by updating zoning ordinances to allow for ADU's.
Outdoor SpacesEncourage use of local hiking trails by residents of all ages and abilities through a regional health and wellness hospital partnership.