21.5 percent of Newport residents are over the age of 60, and the percentage of the older population could double by 2040 if state trends continue.
At a March 21, 2019 workshop, the city council continued its consideration of becoming an AARP designated “Age-Friendly Community.”
For more information, please read and share the recent story, Is Newport an Age-Friendly City? as reported by Newport Daily News writer Sean Flynn:
Interested to learn more about the Newport For All Ages initiative? Please contact Project Coordinator Mary Alice Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information about how you can get involved.