Senior Services seeks help in designing “communities-for-all”

What would your community have to look like to support you as you age?

Would you like to take part in designing that community?

Senior Services is asking local Baby Boomers to do just that – design “communities-for-all” that will support us so we can age confidently and safely.  It’s part of our new initiative, “Aging Your Way”. If you’re like most people, you don’t like to think about aging; yet every day about 10,000 Baby Boomers hit their 60th birthday.  The current programs, services and structures just don’t have the capacity to deal with that demographic.   “Aging Your Way” provides the opportunity for you to tell us what you want and what talents you can contribute to make it happen.

We’ve already held events in SE Seattle and in Shoreline, with six to eight more communities in line next.  Everything about these two events outstripped all of our expectations:  we had capacity crowds; the participants represented the individual community demographics; they easily created and communicated their visions; they identified projects that would help make those visions a reality; and they signed up for Action Teams where they can bring their individual passion, knowledge, skills and resources to the process. 

If you are interested in attending one of the upcoming gatherings, visit: http://www.seniorservices.org/getting_assistance/all_programs/aging_your_way.aspx