Montgomery County, MD Print
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Lead Agency: Office for Aging
Action Plan Download
Montgomery County developed its action plan by working with community leaders and partners from nonprofit, business, faith-based and ethnic communities in ten topic areas. In each area, the goal was to examine, address and strategically plan programs and services related to aging populations within the county. The plan's topics include civic and social involvement communications and outreach elder abuse and prevention employment, health and wellness home and community-based services housing open spaces and buildings senior public safety and transportation and mobility. Montgomery County's action plan also intersects with dementia-friendly efforts in the community.
Action Plan Highlights
Civic Participation and EmploymentImprove opportunities for older adults to communicate with friends and family, obtain information and enhance quality of life through access to newer technologies.
Communication and InformationIncrease awareness and engagement among older county residents by better marketing county communication channels.
HousingIncrease housing options by developing a home share model for older adults.