West Chester Joins AARP’s Age-Friendly Community

The AARP Network of Age Friendly Communities was launched in April of 2012. It operates in partnership with the World Health Organization’s Age Friendly Cities and Communities Program. West Chester was the 86th Community around the nation to join this important AARP network. Designated AARP Livable Communities help support the efforts of towns, cities, and communities to become great places for people of all backgrounds and ages to grow and prosper. West Chester’s acceptance as a member was based on it 3-year membership in the World Health Organization’s age friendly cities and communities’ consortium.

West Chester, PA Age-Friendly Recognition:

  • World Health Organization Age-Friendly Cities & Communities Designation: Spring 2014
    • Renewed: Summer 2016
  • AARP Livable Communities Designation: Summer 2016

Please visit the the AARP website for more information about West Chester’s AARP designation

In the News

AARP Designation Award Photograph

2016: Dr. Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha, President of Greater WC Chamber of Commerce, Mayor of West Chester Carolyn Comitta, the Interim President of West Chester University Chistopher Fiorentino, and the Senior VP at AARP Jean Setzfand holding the certificate of recognition from the AARP Livable Communities for West Chester, PA.

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