International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Project Title: Making a Difference for Older Adults and The Environment Progress Report EPA Aging Initiative
Project Location: Washington, DC (with national focus)
Applicant Information: International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Type of applicant: Non-Profit
Total Grant: $24,757.00
Brief Summary: ICMA will provide outreach to local government leaders and will develop the written tools they need to implement more effective smart growth programs and policies to support healthy communities and healthy lifestyles for older adults.
Environmental Outcomes: The International City/County Management Association project will educate local city and county managers by introducing them to a range of smart growth strategies to address the health of older adults and environmental quality.
- Making A Difference For Older Adults and the Environment (PDF) (6 pp, 127K, About PDF)
ICMA:Making a Difference for Older Adults and the Environment: Three Case Studies
by Crystal Myers
Author Organization: ICMA
These three case studies document examples of local government programs and policies that foster healthy communities and lifestyles for older adults by promoting smart growth.Year: 2006.
Seattle, WA: Older Adults Key to Neighborhood Revitalization
Naples, FL: Sidewalks Arrive, One Step at a Time
Barrington, NH: Small Town Makes Bog PLans for Aging Population