Community Profile

Name of Committee: Age Friendly – Town’s Inclusion Advisory Group
Population: 193,832
Contact:

Funding:

  • Municipal Core Funding

This profile was updated October 2019.

 

Age-Friendly Program Description

The AFC work is led by municipal staff. Age Friendly falls under the Corporate Inclusion Advisory Group (former Staff Accessibility Committee). In 2014, Oakville established an age-friendly baseline assessment and an inventory of the town’s age-friendly initiatives.  Monitoring and reporting on age-friendly initiatives is the responsibility of the Inclusion Advisory Group.  

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs and Initiatives

Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings

  • Sidewalk and Trip Repair Program
  • Pedestrian Crosswalk Program

Transportation

  • Ride the Bus – Hosted second Ride the Bus Day in May 2019. Oakville Transit picked up seniors at 9:30 am and took them on a loop highlighting areas that may be of interest to seniors while providing instruction about how to use the bus. The event also included an interpreter, a lunch stop and Q&A.

Social Participation

  • Virtual Tour of the 2nd floor of the Oakville Museum

Communication & Information

  • Information sessions offered for seniors 
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