As a member of the World Health Organization’s Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities, Age-Friendly Sarasota connects Sarasota County with resources and knowledge from more than 450 age-friendly cities and communities worldwide. Additionally, membership in the global network provides Age-Friendly Sarasota with the opportunity to share innovations and expertise developed and honed locally on a regional, national, and global scale.
Since launching in 2015, Age-Friendly Sarasota has sought out and built connections to communities, entities, and leaders pursuing their own age-friendly enhancements. Representatives from the Sarasota movement have attended numerous conferences reaching as far as Europe to learn and share with national and international thought leaders.
Here are some of the notable conferences and events in which Age-Friendly Sarasota has participated and shared its work: