WalkMassachusetts Creates New Resource with Funding Strategies to Improve Walking Infrastructure

Jul 10, 2024

WalkMassachusetts has compiled a list of funding strategies and opportunities into a resource to help organizations and municipalities improve walking infrastructure. This is a valuable guide for partners working to advance age- and dementia friendly communities.

The resource underlines the value of having partnerships between local and regional planners and age- and dementia friendly community leaders. Aging services and older adults can offer important insight into proposed projects and grant applications. WalkMassachusetts worked with MHAC to develop an age-friendly walking resource guide that includes the following:

MHAC also contributed to a resource that encourages dementia friendly design considerations for physical infrastructure, which is available here.