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Residents playing bingo

The City of Phoenix is dedicated to improving the quality of life for older adults by becoming an Age-Friendly Community.

in 2016, the City of Phoenix partnered with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Arizona and the World Health Organization (WHO) to become an AARP Age-Friendly Community

Building on successful systems already in place and best practices from around the country, the City of Phoenix is foc​used on providing opportunities in the areas of Civ​ic Engagement; Employment; and Social Par​ticipation for residents of all ages. ​

Civic Engagement

Volunteer Tutor

Vision: Lift the quality of living for everyone in the community by offering volunteer opportunities and serving on boar​ds and commissions.  


Three people working around a desk  

Vision: Capitalize on opportunities to increase knowledge in our community of older adult experiences and talents for employment.

Social Participation

Residents drinking coffee and smiling  

Vision: Offer a wide variety of activities and opportunities to engage a diverse population of older individuals to improve their health and well being.