Check out our
Connecticut for Livable Communities
website, which highlights ideas and innovations for creating Connecticut
communities that are great places to grow up and grow older. The site
shows where and how to begin to make changes, serves as a resource for
policymakers and change agents, and connects related initiatives and
partners to maximize energy, resources and talent.
Our livable communities initiative was developed through these key factors:
Already the, Connecticut’s population of those individuals age 65 and older will grow dramatically in the coming years, largely due to aging of the baby boomer cohort (those born between 1946 and 1964). In Connecticut, they represent almost a third of our population.
This represents a permanent transformation not only for Connecticut but for the nation and around the globe.
In recognition of the profound role of the community in these efforts, in 2013 the Connecticut General Assembly passed and charged Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging to facilitate this initiative.