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County releases 2018 Progress Report on 5-Year Positive Aging Strategy
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The County of Simcoe is proud to release the first annual progress report on our Positive Aging Strategy, which highlights our successes over the past 12 months and our sustained efforts to improve the quality of care and services to address our growing seniors population’s needs.
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Age-Friendly Business/Organization Award Program
Helps business owners assess whether their business is designed to serve everyone. The program provides a guide, resources, tools and recognition to enable business owners to identify, promote and be recognized for implementing age-friendly practices. As our population ages, it makes viable business sense to adapt to meet changing needs. Age-Friendly Business/Organization Recognition Application Program closed June 15th and is now closed for 2019.
2019 Simcoe County Age-Friendly Seniors Housing Grant Program
The County of Simcoe is providing the regional housing market for Seniors a boost with the 2019 Age-Friendly Seniors Housing Grant Program. Deadline was May 15th - now closed for 2019.
2018-2023 Simcoe County Positive Aging Strategy:
Older Adults Strengthening our Communities
Simcoe County Positive Aging Strategy
2016 Community Needs Assessment Report
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.
How to Become Involved
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.
We Want to Hear From You
To better understand the issues related to aging, we would like to invite you to become involved by answering some questions relating to Civic Participation and Employment, Communication and Information, Community Support and Health Services, Housing, Outdoor Spaces and Buildings, Respect and Social Inclusion, Social Participation and Transportation. Click here to provide your feedback.
Ontario Seniors' Secretariat Publications and Resources
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