Northampton County, Pennsylvania Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: The United Way
Regional Planning Organization - Metropolitan Planning Organization/Council on Government
Action Plan Download
Leigh Valley developed its action plan with the goal of ensuring that older adults can thrive mentally, emotionally and physically. The plan is written as a guide outlining the community tools needed to ensure age-friendly programs, services, and policies are available and accessible to all.
Action Plan Highlights
HousingImprove affordable housing opportunities for older adults and work with partners to develop tools to map housing vulnerability for older adults.
Respect and InclusionFocus on social inclusion for older adults by creating a database of services that target older residents throughout the region.
TransportationEncourage and promote the benefits of walking for health, focusing on mindfulness, wellness and connectedness.