Article details how Ridgewood will plan for older residents’ needs

Posted on March 5, 2020


One of our alliance members, Age Friendly Ridgewood, has been working with residents and village leaders on developing an age-friendly vision for the community.
A Feb. 27 article in northjersey.com outlined the important and forward-looking planning strategies being implemented by Ridgewood: The village’s new master plan is on the horizon, bringing the first full-fledged update in more than 30 years, and how to address the needs of the community’s older citizens is likely to figure prominently in the final document. The master plan’s core role is to guide the village’s decisions on zoning and land use. But it also showcases a vision for the community’s future, and residents who responded to August surveys about that vision consistently ranked aging in place as a top concern. Click Here to Read More