Becoming a More Age-Friendly Community

When: March 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Iowa City Senior Center, 28 S Linn St

As Iowa City and Johnson County gain national recognition as ideal retirement destinations, how can we make our community more welcoming—not only for new residents, but existing residents interested in walkable, intergenerational neighborhoods and other[...]

When:
March 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
2017-03-09T18:00:00-06:00
2017-03-09T18:15:00-06:00
Where:
Iowa City Senior Center
28 S Linn St
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Center
319-356-5220
Becoming a More Age-Friendly Community @ Iowa City Senior Center

As Iowa City and Johnson County gain national recognition as ideal retirement destinations, how can we make our community more welcoming—not only for new residents, but existing residents interested in walkable, intergenerational neighborhoods and other quality of life indicators?

How can Iowa City become a more age-friendly community for people of all ages, today and for generations to come? Join us for a broad community discussion of these important issues.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:00 p.m. Public lecture by Zachary Benedict, an Indiana-based architect who is considered a leading voice in the “Lifetime Community” movement, focusing on the socio-economic benefits of age-friendly neighborhoods

6:45 p.m. Break for refreshments

7:00-8:00 p.m. Panel discussion with local stakeholders focusing on age-friendly initiatives in our community, moderated by Zachary Benedict

Presenting Sponsor: Friends of The Center

Conversation Partners: University of Iowa School of Urban and Regional Planning, Hills Bank and Trust Company