8-80 Cities, AARP Create New ‘Winter Placemaking’ Guide for Creating Inclusive Public Spaces During Colder Months

In an effort to encourage communities to plan for embracing the winter season, 8-80 Cities teamed up with AARP to create a new Winter Placemaking Guide, which seeks to address the distinct winter challenges that communities of all sizes experience, offering practical solutions to create more equitable, engaging and age-friendly public spaces during the winter season. Continue reading

Boston University’s ‘MetroBridge’ Program Opens Call for Projects with Student Support Opportunity

MetroBridge embeds real-world projects for municipalities and community organizations into courses at Boston University, enlisting students and faculty as allies in addressing real issues confronting our region. Age- and dementia friendly community coalitions have an opportunity to engage and receive support from BU students in their efforts.

BU invites local governments and community-based organizations to submit their own original project ideas or select one based on a menu of project ideas. Continue reading