To lead the way for an age-friendly community locally, JABA, The Center, JAUNT, OLLI, the Alzheimer’s Association, CvilleVillage, Hospice of the Piedmont, Westminster Canterbury, Hospice of the Piedmon, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, AHIP, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, Albemarle County and Charlottesville, Fluvanna County, and others have joined together to form the Charlottesville Area Alliance.
The Alliance will focus on the impact of buildings and outdoor spaces; transportation; housing; social participation; civic participation and employment; communication and information; and community support and health services to promote an age-friendly community.
Through evaluation, planning, education, advocacy, and engagement, the Alliance hopes to create a community that fosters happier, healthier residents of all ages. New partners are always welcome!
JABA CEO Marta Keane and The Center at Belvedere executive director Peter Thompson joined WINANewsRadio show host Michael Guthrie to talk about how the Charlottesville Area Alliance is advocating for healthy aging in our area. Listen!