Puyallup, Washington Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: City of Puyallup
Puyallup developed its action plan in collaboration with AARP Washington. The plan commits to developing a truly inclusive affordable housing strategy along with an accessible transportation strategy. The plan is also focused on developing better community outreach, particularly with older adults and residents with disabilities.
Action Plan Highlights
HousingSupport the construction of innovative, affordable housing solutions such as mixed-use developments, accessory dwelling units and accessible, single-story housing.
TransportationAssist older adults in identifying transportation options by posting on social media and adding 2-1-1-style information onto city websites.
Respect and InclusionCoordinated approach to creating opportunities for older adults to contribute to the community and by fostering opportunities for different generations, different cultures and different ethnicities to share knowledge and life experiences with one another.