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Age-Friendly Practices and Programs


AFU Global Initiative information and the work of AFU Convener Dublin City University (Ireland)

For information about how your institution can join the AFU network, visit GSA/AGHE - AFU:

What's Hot Higher Education and Aging: The Age-Friendly Movement Building the Case for Age-Inclusivity Newsletter of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), supported by AARP. Download your free copy:                                         

Age-Friendly Universities (AFU): Principles, Practices, and Opportunities Special Issue of AGHE's Gerontology and Geriatrics Education     

Montepare, J.M., Farah, K.S., Doyle, A., & Dixon. J. (2019). Becoming an Age-Friendly University (AFU): Integrating a retirement community on campus. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 40, 179-193.

Montepare, J.M., Farah, K. S., Bloom, S., Tauriac, S. (2020). Age-Friendly Universities (AFU) - Possibilities and power in campus connections. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. Published online first

Montepare, J.M., & Pandolfi, G. (2020) Students' dementia experience, knowledge, and concern: An opportunity for Age-Friendly University (AFU) programming. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, Online first