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The County of Simcoe is taking steps to make our community a better place to grow older together.    Thank you for taking the time to help improve your community by completing An Age-Friendly Simcoe County Community Survey 2016.  The deadline for this survey was March 31, 2016 to qualify for the draw which is being held on April 18th.  Winners will be notified.

1st Prize: "Sunshine Getaway in Simcoe County" for two ($350 value)

Escape to Orillia, nestled between Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe.  The package is best enjoyed as a two-day sunshine getaway where guests can begin their getaway with dinner, followed by theatre then retreat back to the hotel for a comforting overnight stay.  The next day, enjoy lunch before setting out on a scenic afternoon cruise. 

*each element of this package can be enjoyed separately on any day that you wish.  The package consists of tickets and vouchers for each of the establishments that you can redeem throughout the season.

2nd Prize: a Dickey Bee Basket ($100 value)

3rd Prize: a Dickey Bee Basket ($50 value)

All mailed surveys post-dated after March 31st will be accepted until the end of April, however, they will not be included in the draw.  

About An Age-Friendly Simcoe County

From the World Health Organization (WHO) to our municipal government, there is a call for an age-friendly society.  The County of Simcoe recognizes the Age-Friendly Community (AFC) concept as an initiative that falls within their mandate and, in support of our aging population, has chosen to develop a framework for the communities that reside within its geographical area.  Developing a framework will help our community stakeholders identify, plan and address needs and priorities related to older adults in our area.  

Two levels of involvement and contact information are highlighted in 'How to Become Involved'. These criteria are intended to guide the planning process by involving seniors along the way towards developing the County's Age-Friendly Community framework.

Global Age-Friendly Cities: A Guide

 

Age-Friendly Community Planning: Finding The Right Fit

 

Age-Friendly Pathway

Age-Friendly Meeting Minutes

Age-Friendly News

Age-Friendly Public Engagement

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