1. Can you engage the community to embrace and support the Age-Friendly Community Initiatives across age groups, ethnicity, and demographics?
2. What are the best methods to reach/communicate with the elderly population groups?
Recommend SMART Strategy (Short-Term & Long-Term) (Phase 4) –
Rationale: The next step is to define short-term and long-term SMART strategies to address project objectives 4 & 5.
Tasks: Define short-term and long-term SMART strategies.
Define short-term and long-term SMART strategies
o S Specific: A specific strategy answers questions like:
-What objective needs to be accomplished?
-Who is responsible for it?
-What steps will you take to achieve it?
o M Measurable: Quantifying your strategies (that is, making sure theyre measurable) makes it that much easier to track progress and know when youve reached the finish line.
o A Achievable: Achievability means ensuring that the strategies are within reach.
-Strategies should be realistic.
-Its important to consider any limitations that might impede the strategies.
o R Relevant: Relevance means strategies align with an organization’s values and long-term objectives.
-Strategies should contribute to long-term objectives.
o T Timely: Strategies should be time-bound – have start and finish dates.
-Provide target dates for deliverables creates a sense of urgency.
-Outline an implementation strategy.
ONE SHORT TERM INITIATIVE and ONE LONG TERM INITIATIVE – just need some creative ideas to engage the elderly population in the community, how to help make the elderly population feel accepted and a part of the community..