Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 367 Gaps Analysis 92 percent of older adults living in the RRR rate the region as a good or excellent place to live,i but only 67 percent rate it as a good or excellent place to live in retirement.i 72 percent said they would recommend the community to other older adults.i Older adults living in the RRR cite several factors as key drivers to making a community a desirable place to live in retirement, including: a sense of community, neighborliness, the availability of affordable, quality food, a variety of housing options, the availability of information about resources, and employment options.i Figure 2 shows ad- ditional key drivers, highlighting those to which residents gave low ratings for the quality of the amenity in their community. Sense of community V aluing older residents in your community Availability of preventive health services Neighborliness of your community Openness and acceptance of the community toward older residents of diverse backgrounds Opportunities to enroll in skill building or personal enrichment classes Availability of affordable quality food Availability of information about resources for older adults Availability of affordable quality physical healthcare V ariety of housing options Availability of affordable quality housing Employment opportunities Figure 2: Ranking of key drivers amongst older adults living in the RRR that contribute to making a community a good place to retire Source: Northwest Colorado Council of Governments, Rural Resort Region Gaps Analysis of Services for an Aging Population (January 2011). Lowest rated community amenities