City of Salem Launches Age-Friendly Business Certification

Apr 24, 2019

The City of Salem, through the Salem for All Ages initiative and in partnership with the Salem Chamber of Commerce, has become the latest Age-Friendly Community to partner with its Chamber of Commerce and local business community on an Age-Friendly Business designation or certification.

Boston, Brookline and other communities have engaged businesses to become Age- and Dementia Friendly. The Alzheimer’s Association conducts community-based dementia awareness training, which includes businesses, municipal officials and first responders.

Salem is taking advantage of its “Salem for All Ages” website as a place for interested businesses to learn more and apply to attain the certification.

More background and info is available from the City of Salem’s press release on Age-Friendly businesses.