Communication and Information

Create a clearinghouse for information about matters related to older adults

  • Include information about city and state services, community organizations and other resources on all appropriate City communication channels

 

Increase awareness about senior issues and perspectives

  • Broadcast Austin’s Commission on Seniors meetings at convenient times for older viewers
  • Urge City communications staff to include an “age-friendly” perspective in all communications materials and age-inclusive language, messaging and visuals in materials intended for older adult audiences
  • Provide multi-cultural information and resources, recognizing the diversity of Austin’s senior population

 

Promote technologies that help older adults connect to their community, friends and family

  • Expand technology training at City of Austin facilities
  • Encourage education through public-private partnerships
  • Offer learning opportunities for those without access to technology
  • Use all appropriate City communication channels to promote training opportunities

 

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