Ferndale Gets State Designation for Considering Needs of Seniors

Excerpt: The City of Ferndale has been designated by the State of Michigan as a “Community for a Lifetime,” meaning that it is intentionally creating an environment where residents can feel comfortable at any stage of life, including the later years.

Councilperson Raylon Leaks-May works with older adults by providing resources through the Area Agency on Agining 1-B, and has been active in working on solutions to affordable housing needs that affect older adults who hope to stay in Ferndale even when they can no longer live in a large house. She and a team of volunteers took on the project of completing the State Assessment to become certified.

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