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Age-Friendly Bowling Green


The Age-Friendly Bowling Green initiative seeks to make Bowling Green, KY a better place to grow old by promoting an "age-in-everything" lens across all aspects of city life. This hands-on community initiative asks the city's public agencies, businesses, cultural, educational and religious institutions, community groups, and individuals to consider how changes to policy and practice can create a city more inclusive of older adults and more sensitive to their needs.

This initiative is a part of the World Health Organization's Age-friendly Cities project and is a collaborative effort led by WKU Aging and the City of Bowling Green, KY.

Join your neighbors in conducting a baseline assessment of age-friendliness, developing an action plan and identifying indicators to monitor over time. 


Want to be involved? Give us a call or send an email today.

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To HOST a Community Conversation, click here.


To Join a Community Conversation or Volunteer for a Leadership Role, see contact information below.



Marybeth Hunt,  Coordinator, Community Outreach & Advising

270 745-3177;


Karen Foley, Neighborhood Services Division, City of Bowling Green  



This convened by AARP Kentucky, The City of Bowling Green, KY and WKU Aging.


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 Last Modified 9/25/14