CU Anschutz Medical Campus was designated as a Age-Friendly University by the Age-Friendly University Global Network, recognizing CU Anschutz’ commitment to age-friendly practices across research and innovation, intergenerational learning and encore work.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has been designated an Age-Friendly University for its leadership in research, education and care for older adults. The recognition is part of an international effort endorsed by the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) to create more programs, policies and opportunities for an aging population.
CU Anschutz is the first academic medical campus in Colorado to become a member of the Age-Friendly University Global Network, joining a small group of designated academic medical campuses worldwide. CU Anschutz becomes the first campus in the CU System to receive the Age-Friendly University Designation, as well as #87 University and #4 Academic Medical Campus in the world to receive the designation.
CU Anschutz will focus its initial Age-Friendly work within the following pillar areas including: Research and Innovation, Intergenerational Learning, and Encore Careers and Enterprise.
In addition to the age-friendly pillars, the 10 principles are guiding fundamentals to ensure CU Anschutz offers an age-inclusive campus environment to work, learn and engage for people of fall ages.
For additional information or interest in becoming an Age-Friendly University