Department of Aging Publishes Age Friendly and Accessible Event Planning Guide and Checklist

The City of Cleveland is a proud member of the Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. An essential component of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s vision for an age-friendly city is inclusivity and the ability for all ages to participate in community activities. Event planners, organizations and facilities can reduce barriers at community events and make Cleveland age-friendly by considering all audience needs when planning. Being mindful of the following concerns can help make all residents feel welcome.