Southfield, Michigan Print
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Lead Agency: Commission On Senior Adults
Action Plan Download
The city of Southfield developed its action plan to improve the lives of its older adults, who comprise over 40% of the population. The plan commits to helping older adults be more engaged in the community by fostering a culture that promotes social participation for older residents, including multi-generational efforts. The plan also works to create a safe community that allows older adults to have access to all physical spaces within their city, regardless of physical limitations. Finally, the action plan works to develop safe, affordable, accessible, and dependable transportation for all residents.
Action Plan Highlights
HousingImprove housing for older adults by adding accessibility features, completing home modifications, and making accommodations for people of all ages and abilities.
Social ParticipationImprove communication about community events for older adults.