It has been observed that age-friendly communities promote healthy ageing and therefore, reduce healthcare costs. It also encourages economic growth and sustainability by allowing older adult to age in place, and therefore creates new business opportunities.
The Age-Friendly Communities Resource Manual includes a number of resources to assist in the development of age-friendly initiatives. The Manual contains links to a range of resources in these categories: 1. Positive Economic Impact of Age-Friendly Communities 2. Toolkits, Guidelines and Resource Manuals 3. Promote the Age-Friendly Project 4. Tools to Evaluate the Age-Friendly Process