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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.

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:

We Want to Hear from You

Public input about the livability conditions of Carlsbad is crucial to the development of the Age -Friendly Carlsbad plan. If you are 45 years old or older, and live in the City of Carlsbad, we invite you to participate in a survey to let us know what is important to you in each of these eight domains of livability and what you need as you age.

The information you provide through the survey will be used to help create the Carlsbad Age-Friendly Action Plan.

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