Becoming and being an Age-Friendly University (AFU): Strategic considerations and practical implications

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 6, 2021 - 7:09pm CDT

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Journal Article

This article published in Gerontology & Geriatrics Education proposes a conceptual framework for developing a strategy for change in an academic setting, and then illustrates how one university, the University of Rhode Island, has utilized it to move forward with becoming more "age friendly." Implications for continuing development consistent with Age-Friendly University (AFU) principles is discussed. The full article can be accessed with an OpenAthens account through your institution or with a Taylor & Francis Online account.

Phillip G. Clark
Skye N. Leedahl
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