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Susan Pierpoint  | Published on 10/30/2018
The excitement and momentum supporting "persons of age" who want to thrive in their own homes is building fast. The mayor of Oakland recently signed a letter of intent, committing the city of Oakland to becoming an Age-Friendly City. Just a few days ago, the winners of a contest for Innovations in making Homes Age-Friendly were announced. The contest was co-sponsored by Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) and the World Health Organization’s Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities. See below:

Age-friendly housing models from around the world

Meet Our Age-Friendly Housing Contest Winners

Most of us want to live safely and comfortably in our own homes and communities as we grow older but making it happen is not always easy.

That’s why GIA partnered with the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities (GNAFCC) on the Innovation@Home contest, to find inspiring ag
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