Ridgewood, New Jersey Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: Age-Friendly Ridgewood
The Ridgewood action plan commits to educating residents about property tax relief, sharing information on financial assistance for housing and utility costs, and hosting events to educate residents on reverse mortgage risks, home improvements, and universal design. The town will also offer new transit options by creating senior vans and subsidized taxi coupons, and providing free transportation to health facilities. The community also aims to develop a neighborhood network to assist caregivers and residents who could use additional support.
Action Plan Highlights
TransportationOffer new transit options for older adults through senior vans and subsidized taxi coupons, focusing on transportation to health facilities.
Health and Community ServicesDevelop a network of retired medical professionals to assist older adults and new caregivers who require training and assistance.
HousingEducate older adults on home improvements, universal design options, and property tax credits.