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Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is 218 miles southwest of Anchorage. According to the 2010 Census, the population is 5,003. Long known as The "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World." Homer is also ...
Douglas is a community on Douglas Island in southeastern Alaska, directly across the Gastineau Channel from downtown Juneau. The only traditional school left on Douglas is Gastineau Elementary, which serves all the Douglas Island elementary-aged s...
Soldotna is a city in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, in the U.S. state of Alaska. At the 2010 census the population was 4,163. It is the seat of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Soldotna is located in the Southcentral portion of Alaska on the central-we...
The City and Borough of Sitka (Tlingit: Sheetʼká), formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule (Russian: Ново-Архангельск or Новоaрхангельск, t Novoarkhangelsk), is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southe...
What is an Age-Friendly Community?
What is an Age-Friendly Community?
Age-friendly communities are places where people of all ages can live healthy and productive lives. In age-friendly cities and towns, older adults are included, respected and valued for their ongoing contributions. Is your community age-friendly?Read more
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