A healthy community is one that enables people to maintain a high quality of life and productivity. A livable community is one that has affordable and appropriate housing, supportive community features and services, and adequate mobility options, which together facilitate personal independence and the engagement of residents in civic and social life.
Tools for establishing healthy and livable communities include:
The Toolkit for a Healthy Delaware provides additional resources for making your community more healthy and livable. Developed by the University of Delaware’s Institute for Public Administration, the Toolkit for a Healthy Delaware provides user-friendly information and tools for local governments to assess their municipalities’ opportunities for physical activity and access to healthy foods and environments.