Oyez, Oyez, Oyez! — that’s what the town crier used to shout before he would share important news with the community. Luckily for us, today we have a choice if we want to hear someone shout the news to us (wink wink).
Information today is delivered in ways few could have imagined a decade ago — and many still don’t know how to use it. Age-friendly communities recognize that not everyone has a smartphone or Internet access and that information needs to be disseminated through a variety of means.
The Age-Friendly Sarasota County Action Plan includes the goals, objectives, and strategies for the "Communication and Information" domain during the plan's implementation phase (June 2017 – May 2020).
How Can You Become Age-Friendly Today?
Ask an older adult if they need any help with their technology ... if they do, teach them
Sarasota County Government is under a state of emergency, and the Emergency Operations Center is activated. County officials continue to monitor the status of COVID-19 and follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health.