Aging Well in Waldo County

Contact: Betty Johnson (betjohnson@tidewater.net)

Joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities: 2016-09-26

Structure: Regional 501c3 volunteer board/committee

Aging Well in Waldo County is a regional approach that encompasses all of the communities in Waldo County. Additionally, these communities have local committees leading initiatives in their own communities: Belfast, Liberty, Palermo, Searsport, Union

Highlight of 2023: Closer Working relationships with other volunteer organizations such the UMaine Cooperative Extension

Lifelong Palermo, Featured in Lifelong Maine News, November 2023

Aging Well in Waldo County's Initiatives and Accomplishments:

Communication and Information

Community Supports and Health Services

Housing

Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings

Respect and Social Inclusion

Social Participation

Transportation (including promotion of active transportation