As part of the Miami-Dade Age-Friendly Initiative, The Age-Friendly Business District was developed in Little Havana, a neighborhood in the City of Miami, in response to older adult residents’ feedback that if they had safer streets, a financial incentive, and places to go, they would be motivated to walk more. Initially, 25 businesses provided purchasing incentives for older adults to walk every Tuesday to their stores within a quarter-mile of the target location.  A Toolkit was developed to help other communities and businesses implement age-friendly strategies.

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