Discover how a team of Cook County residents is championing this state-wide initiative to make our systems and communities more inclusive of and responsive to older adults. Age-Friendly communities seek to enhance the quality of life for all age demographics in eight key domains, including transportation, housing, outdoor spaces, health services, and more. We’ll also get first impressions of key issues identified through the recent Age-Friendly Needs Assessment Survey and community forums.


  • The local survey is available in multiple formats. It can be accessed online at, in paper format at either Care Partners or the front desk of Cook County Public Health and Human Servies, or by calling Care Partners at 218-387-3788 to either take the survey over the phone or to ask for a copy of the survey to be mailed to you. The survey takes about 20 minutes to complete, and those who answer can be entered into a raffle to win a $50 grocery gift card.
  • Care Partners of Cook County –
  • Here are some details of break down of survey respondents: 70. What is your age as of your last birthday? Value Percent Responses (Out of 146 people)
    • Under 45 years old – 11.6%
    • 45-54 years old – 8.9%
    • 55-64 years old – 20.5%
    • 65-74 years old – 43.8%
    • 75-84 years old – 13.7%
    • 85-94 years old – 1.4%