233332 Age Friendly Cities: What are they, how is the designation achieved and what are the advantages? The New York Model

Monday, November 8, 2010 : 1:12 PM - 1:44 PM

Tracy Pugh, MHS , Division of Health Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY
Carolyn Stem , Age Friendly New York City, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY
This presentation will address the history, implementation and follow-up of Age Friendly Cities in New York, NY and give suggestions and strategies for others who wish to become Age Friendly Cities.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Identify at least three criteria for becoming an Age Friendly City. Compare at least two major components of the designs and implementation of New York, NY as an Age Friendly City. Name at least two public health initiatives that resulted from the Age Friendly Cities process.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a part of this initiative since early 2008, including creating questionnaire matrix, findings report finalization and presenting the initiative to various organizations in the community.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.