Safety and security: There is a
high level of personal safety in the community.
Transportation: It is easy to get
around in the community and planes, trains and buses are readily
accessible for traveling out-of-town.
Supportive Community Systems: The
community has good cell phone service, high speed internet, and
multi-channel television. Services are located near populations and
needed services are readily available. Seniors are considered when
community decisions are made.
Commercial viability: Businesses
and services are available that meet senior needs.
Housing: There is affordable
housing matching a variety of lifestyle needs for seniors.
Access to Health Care: Seniors
can be confident they can meet their medical needs now and in the
Opportunities for seniors to keep learning new things are available
Recreation: A variety of
opportunities exist to meet the diverse interests of seniors. The
community is walkable.
Spiritual connections: A variety
of places to worship exist and welcome and support seniors.
Embracing and appreciative
attitude: Community members and leaders recognize the value of
seniors in the community and treat them respectfully and