Listening to Lancaster

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Listening to Lancaster (S4:E3)- Age-Friendly Lancaster

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For this episode of Listening to Lancaster Hourglass was joined by Melissa Ressler, Executive Director at Lancaster Downtowners, to learn about Lancaster City’s Age-Friendly initiative. In December 2018, the City of Lancaster was enrolled in the Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities (aligned with the World Health Organization), joining more than 1,000 communities worldwide committed to improving the quality of life for older people. Age-Friendly Lancaster produced an Action Plan in December 2021 focused on housing, pedestrian safety, intergenerational connection, and access to services for older adults. Listen to this episode to get an update on some of their recent priorities and programming.