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Salem for All Ages is about creating a welcoming, livable, and supportive community
for people of all ages, abilities, and interests.

What is an Age-Friendly city? According to the World Health Organization ( WHO), it’s a place that makes a conscious effort to encourage active aging, a place that provides opportunities for such things as good health, inclusion and security. It’s a place that enhances the quality of life for people as they age.

In Salem we went further. We believe that an Age-Friendly city is a city for all ages. We believe that whether it’s a park bench, adequate transportation or excellent health services, these things will help the elderly but they’ll help everyone who lives in Salem thus we call our initiative “Salem for all ages”.

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Upcoming Activities & Events

Tuesday, December 18

Student and Faculty Exhibition and Art Sale

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Tuesday, December 18

Holiday Popup Market

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Tuesday, December 18

Yoga Flow with Beth

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, December 19

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

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Wednesday, December 19

North Shore Moving Market

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Tuesday, December 18

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

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Facts

31% of Salem’s households have at least one individual who is age 60 or older.

Currently, one out of five Salem residents are age 60+. By 2030, this share is expected to increase to about one in four.

47% of visitors to Salem included at least one member of their party age 55 or older.

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