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Building an Age-Friendly Simcoe County

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2018-2023 Simcoe County Positive Aging Strategy: 
Older Adults Strengthening our Communities

Simcoe County Positive Aging Strategy


2016 Community Needs Assessment Report

Executive Summary


Full 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.

Age-Friendly Guides

Global Age-Friendly Cities: A Guide 

Age-Friendly Community Planning: Finding The Right Fit  

Ontario Seniors' Secretariat Publications and Resources


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