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  • Identify baseline data for each Area of Livability.¬† Identify and integrate best practices from other Age Friendly communities across the U.S. and internationally.
  • Determine a set of evaluation measurements for each of the eight.¬†Evaluate progress continuously; make course corrections as necessary.
  • Ensure the sustainability of Age Friendly Berkshires initiatives by concentrating on policy, programs, systems and environmental changes whenever possible.
  • Increase representation on the Active Agers Advisory Council to enhance geographic representation and diversity.
  • Gain commitment from Age Friendly Berkshires partner organizations to incorporate Age-friendly initiatives and policies into their on-going work.
  • Encourage the passage of municipal Age Friendly Resolutions in all 32 municipalities in Berkshire County.
  • Design policies, systems or environmental changes with the goal of greater equity, accessibility, respect and inclusiveness for all Berkshire residents
  • Incorporate Dementia Friendly precepts into AFB program, as appropriate
  • Ensure consistency with other Regional and Local Plans already in existence