Thriving in Place: Age-Friendly Sanford
Contacts: Robin Bibber (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Thea Murphy (email@example.com)
Joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities: 2019-08-19
Structure: YMCA-support, all-volunteer committee
Highlight of 2023: Our greatest accomplishment this year is finding a path forward to engage the community, provide resources and build a path for the future.
Thriving in Place: Age-Friendly Sanford's Initiatives and Accomplishments:
Civic Engagement and Employment
Volunteer Network provides assistance for small home jobs such as yard work, snow shoveling, light bulb changing, small painting jobs, etc.
Communication and Information
Our Resource Guide is available in print and online to help older adults access the programs and services available within our community.
Community Supports and Health Services
Our annual Healthy Living Expo provides connections to resources within our community to help older adults. The Expo also fosters connections and community.