The City of Columbus and MORPC Release Age-Friendly Columbus Strategic Plan
Mayor Andrew J. Ginther
Councilmember Michael Stinziano
MORPC Executive Director
OSU College of Social Work Dean Tom Gregoire
Age-Friendly Coordinator Katie
City of Columbus Senior Advocate Fran Ryan
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
10:30 – 11:30am
Gateway Film Center
1550 N. High St.
The City of Columbus
and the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) announce the release of
the Age-Friendly Columbus Strategic Plan. Earlier this year, Age-Friendly Columbus
released the results of its survey to residents 50 years of age and older. The
survey addressed transportation, health, housing, social interactions, outdoor
spaces, safety, nutrition, wellness and more. Additional research, fieldwork,
and outreach also were used to assess the age-friendliness of the City of
assessment, findings and recommendations will be released in the Age-Friendly
Columbus Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan will provide recommendations on how
Columbus can become a first-class age-friendly City.
Columbus is funded through The Osteopathic Heritage Foundation, Central Ohio
Area Agency on Aging, Franklin County Office on Aging, The Columbus Foundation,
AARP Ohio, and National Church Residences.