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Age-Friendly Community

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County Hosts Age-Friendly Public Consultations.  Scheduled sessions:

  • Alliston - September 12, 2016  - 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
    Nottawasaga Inn, 6015 Highway 89, Alliston, Ontario
    * Let us know if you would like to attend by clicking on our Facebook Event - Building an Age-Friendly Simcoe County - Public Consultation - September 12th
  • Collingwood - September 14, 2016 - 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
    Sunset Manor, 49 Raglan St., Collingwood, Ontario 
  • Orillia - September 19, 2016 - 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
    Orillia Legion – Vimy Lounge , 215 Mississauga St. E., Orillia, Ontario 
  • Penetanguishene - September 30, 2016 - 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
    Georgian Village, 101 Thompson Road, Penetanguishene, Ontario

For more information please click on the following link:  Press Release - Age-Friendly Public Consultations

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 

 

Click here to view the 'Age-Friendly - What Has Been Accomplished?' presentation presented at the May 17th Age-Friendly Community Project Steering Committee.

Click here to view Dementia Friends Canada website

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