NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference
There are two types of activities at NPC17 and you sign up in different ways. Learn More
The trends of population aging and climate-related events are profound on communities everywhere. Older adults are especially vulnerable to projected changes in frequency and /or intensity of climate-related events. Efforts to increase their individual preparedness require a paradigm shift.
Frail Aging in Rural Communities and Small Towns: An International Comparison of Challenges and Practices
This session explores a growing challenge facing nations worldwide, supporting the frail elderly aging in low-density settings, via a framework for conceptualizing the housing and service needs and possible responses and examples of innovation from the US, Canada, and Australia.
Examine the intersections between the growing popularity of planning WHO and AARP- designated age-friendly cities and communities and traditional citywide comprehensive planning and will highlight the benefits the age-friendly lens can bring to planning.
This mobile workshop is a tour of East Harlem, Senior hotspot and NYC’s first Aging Improvement District, where participatory planning launched a comprehensive East Harlem Neighborhood strategy to create new affordable housing and improve the health and wellbeing of residents