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Age-Friendly Sarasota mixes generations, music and education

October 21, 2017

Behind the scenes, Age-Friendly Sarasota continues to explore partnerships aimed at making Sarasota County a better place to spend every stage of life.

Launched by the World Health Organization, the age-friendly city movement was taken up in 2012 by AARP to acknowledge and adapt to two powerful global trends, longevity and urbanization. And in May 2015, Sarasota County became the first place in Florida to apply for age-friendly status, a distinction now shared by 500 communities worldwide.

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