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Research Report

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Peabody, Massachusetts, senior residents, needs assessment, senior needs, age-friendly communities


Gerontology | Public Administration | Public Policy


The vision of the Live Peabody Initiative is to inspire change in the City of Peabody so that residents of all ages and abilities can thrive. The success of this initiative is dependent on the involvement of a dedicated and passionate group of residents and stakeholders that will proactively spearhead this age-friendly effort. These individuals will actively collaborate with civic, business and non-profit organizations as well as state and local government officials to heighten awareness of the age-friendly movement and implementation of the action items outlines in this report—all to spur positive change for the City of Peabody. This report signifies a milestone in the continued efforts and calls for community involvement in the age-friendly process to improve the quality of life for Peabody residents across generations.


Commissioned by the City of Peabody & Peabody Council on Aging



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