Tempe, Arizona Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: City of Tempe Human Services Department
Action Plan Download
Tempe developed its action plan with an inclusive and multilayered approach. The age-friendly team was formulated to include older adults, caregivers, professionals, care providers, city leadership and staff, and community volunteers. After extensive outreach to determine community needs, the plan commits to improving programs, and policies around the eight domains of livability and adding to older adults' quality of life.
Action Plan Highlights
TransportationPromote mobility options in older adults through an age-friendly marketing campaign that will better communicate available transition options.
HousingEnsure that older adults are aware of community- and partner-led housing supports for older adults facing housing insecurity.
Respect and InclusionExpanding the Connect Tempe program to include Improve technical confidence and decrease feeling of isolation in older adults by supporting and technology training and providing laptops, high-speed internet, and age-friendly technology classes.