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Age-Friendly Carlsbad

Age-Friendly Carlsbad is a project through the American Association of Retired Persons’ Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. With support from the San Diego Foundation Age-Friendly Communities Program, the goal of Age-Friendly Carlsbad is to develop the city's first Age-Friendly Action Plan. The action plan will use community participation and feedback to create goals for the implementation of policies and programs that enhance the quality of life in the community for people of all ages and abilities.

Share Your Ideas About Livability in Carlsbad

Help make Carlsbad a more livable community for all. We invite you to provide your input about livability in Carlsbad. After the completion of the project survey in September 2020, we learned a great deal about age-friendly gaps and opportunities. However, we want to learn more. Visit the Ideas Wall and the Mapping Tool below to provide your input.

Thank you for taking the time to participate and providing valuable feedback! Your input will be used to create Carlsbad's first Age-Friendly Action Plan.

TOOL 1: IDEAS WALL
Watch the video for how to use this tool

TOOL 2: MAP
Watch the video for how to use this tool

Thank you for taking the time to participate and providing valuable feedback! Be sure to visit TOOL 1: IDEAS WALL and TOOL 2: MAP. Your input will be used to create Carlsbad’s first Age-Friendly Action Plan.

By 2035, the United States will — for the first time ever — be a country comprised of more older adults than of children. The U.S. Census Bureau projects there will be 78 million people age 65 and over compared to 76.4 million under the age of 18. We want Carlsbad to be ready.

Over the next year we will be collecting data and learning from the community about ways to increase the livability of Carlsbad across the age spectrum. AARP defines livability using the 8 Domains of Livability:

ENGAGE - We Want to Hear from You

Thank you to everyone who participated in the project survey! We would like to share some of the key findings from the project’s Community survey, which was conducted in September 2020.

Full Survey Results 

Age-Friendly Resources

If you are interested in learning how you can participate in Carlsbad’s Age-Friendly efforts, please contact Joe Stewart.

Partner Organizations