Springfield is First City in US to be Recognized for Three Age-Friendly Designations!

Springfield has been recognized as the first city in Photo #1-Age-Friendly Summit.jpgthe United States to receive three Age-Friendly designations – Age-Friendly City, Dementia-Friendly City and Age-Friendly Health System – and was presented with these designations this morning at Live Well Springfield's Age-Friendly Summit, convened by the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts, held at the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center in Springfield.

Springfield, Baystate Medical Center recognized for policies, services to seniors
Springfield recognized by AARP as age-friendly city

Let's make Springfield an "Age-Friendly" City!

Please join us on Thursday, June 13th for the Age-Friendly City Summit

Summit organized by Live Well Springfield.  We will review the findings from our housing and transportation assessment and share recommendations for an Age-Friendly Springfield. The summit will also highlight related efforts for an Age-Friendly Hospital and Dementia Friendly Community. 

When:  Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Time:  8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location:  Ray Jordan Senior Center, 1476 Roosevelt Avenue, Springfield, MA 01109

For more information, please contact Samantha Hamilton, Live Well Springfield Manager, at 413-794-2807, or by email at shamilton@publichealthwm.org