• Connecting Across Generations
    Connecting Across Generations
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    Connecting to Community
    Connecting to Community
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    Discovering Champions
    Discovering Champions
  • Connecting Across Generations
    Connecting Across Generations
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    Cultivating a Sense of Purpose
    Cultivating a Sense of Purpose
  • Pfizer and local foundations celebrate age-friendly communities.
    Pfizer and local foundations celebrate age-friendly communities.
  • 200+ people join annual All Ages, One Region conference.

    200+ people join annual All Ages, One Region conference.

Upcoming Events

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4/22/2014 7:00 PM Skywarn Storm Spotter Class
4/23/2014 5:00 PM Recurring Event: until 12/31/2014 (total 150 events) Open Air Market
4/24/2014 10:00 AM How to Get Around Town

Welcome to our website


Living where you have friends, interests, and a sense of purpose make for a great quality of life. That’s why the Maricopa Association of Governments and its partners have formed the Regional Age-Friendly Network. The purpose of the network is to connect people of all ages to each other and to the communities they call home.  These connections improve the quality of life for all residents, as well as strengthen the vibrancy of the region.

Living well isn't about counting time, but about making your time count. Connections give meaning to each minute of the day. An hour isn’t just 60 minutes; it is limitless possibilities and discoveries waiting to happen. This website is designed to be an interactive space to tap into the possibilities. Connect 60 Plus is about making every minute count.

For a list of calendar events that are free and open to the public, or to learn more about points of interest, click on our connect link.

On the following pages you will hear from people from throughout the region who are redefining their lives. They are active and exploring new opportunities. We want to hear from you about your experiences. Click here to share in these success stories and to share your own story of success as well.

Employment Opportunity

Northwest Valley Connect has an exciting opportunity for an Executive Director/Mobility Manager. To find out more about the position requirements and how to apply, please view the job description here.


Southeast Valley Seniors Stay Active

Arizona Republic editor writes about more options available to senior citizens today than their predecessors in the past. Read the article here to learn more about efforts in the Southeast Valley and other communities in Arizona. Read more...


A Challenge to Rethink How We “Get Old”

Pfizer is committed to supporting people as they challenge what “getting old” means. Please visit GetOld.com to inspire others with your story, declare your age and what that means to you, and to explore articles with the latest research and insights about living life to the fullest.


Region Named One of Best Intergenerational
Communities in U.S.

The Greater Phoenix region has been named one of the best intergenerational communities in the country. MetLife Foundation and Generations United have announced that the Maricopa region will receive one of four MetLife Foundation/Generations United America’s Best Intergenerational Communities Awards.  Read more...


What You Don't Know May Surprise You at Retirement

Arizona Beneficiary Coalition in collaboration with Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. (HSAG) present: “ What You Don’t Know May Surprise You at Retirement — What to Know and Where to Go”. This is a free informational forum for people approaching 55+.

The “Feed Your Mind” Webinar Series

An interactive opportunity to learn and connect on a variety of topics

The “Feed Your Mind” series provides webinars on the first Friday of each month at noon. The topics are as diverse as the people in our region. Connect online with friends and neighbors to discuss topics like investing, fitness, and technology. Click here to read more and to register...


Aging and Livable Communities

The American Planning Association (APA) has Aging and Livable Communities on its radar.  The Aging of America provides an extraordinary opportunity for planners to create plans and policies and help develop and redevelop communities that are more age friendly and, therefore, more livable. Click here for more information from the APA.


Fraud Watch Network

The Fraud Watch Network provides you with access to information about identity theft, investment fraud and the latest scams. Fight back against identity theft and fraud. Learn about active scams, and find out how to spot and avoid them. Click here to learn more about the Fraud Watch Network.


Featured Champions


Janice completed her Ph.D. studies in Neuroanatomy, and came to Phoenix in the early 1980s to continue her medical training.  After internship at the University of New Mexico, and residency at UCLA, she returned to Phoenix to complete her residency, and then entered private medical practice.



Frank was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1920. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and a Juris Doctor Degree from DePaul University School of Law, Chicago. After serving in the United States Navy during World War II, he worked as an intellectual property attorney with the same firm for 38 years.



Making music and meals are what drive Gene as a drummer at Bert’s Bistro, a café catering to those over 60. He also volunteers as a conga drum accompanist for a local Zumba class serving both adults and children.


About Us

The Greater Phoenix Age-Friendly Network is a partnership hosted by the Maricopa Association of Governments, a regional planning agency serving the Greater Phoenix area. We are committed to ensuring every person can live a fulfilled life at any age, connected to family, friends, and community.

Contact Us

Maricopa Association of Governments
302 North 1st Avenue, suite 300
Phoenix, Arizona  85003

Phone: 602-452-5074
Fax: 602-254-6490
Web: www.azmag.gov
Email: mag@azmag.gov

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