Arnprior, Town of

Name of Committee: Greater Arnprior Seniors Council

Population: 8,795

Contact:

Program Description

The AFC work is led by a community based organization/network. Arnprior is working with Arnprior Regional Health on a Seniors Active Living Centre, programming for seniors to stay active and involved in the community and transportation issues. The community is also working on an Age-Friendly/Dementia Friendly Business Initiative this year.

Current Funding:

  • Municipal one-time funding
  • Arnprior Regional Health (Partner) one-time funding

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs, Initiatives:

Project/Program/InitiativeRelated Domain
Senior Silver Stick Curling ProgramSocial Participation
Men's Shed (A space for men to get together for activities like woodworking projects, cooking, bike repairs, music etc. The group is working on accessible picnic tables)
 
“Anti-Ageism Program” (Working with Arnprior District High School where several seniors were invited to participate in a video-taped interview by Grade 10 students to record their stories)Respect and Social Inclusion
Age-Friendly Business Initiative (Investigating partnership with Arnprior Chamber of Commerce and Ontrac)Respect and Social Inclusion
Advocacy (Advocated for new long-term care beds and Seniors Active Living Centre; Supported MTO Community Transportation Grant application & Elder Abuse Program)

Respect and Social Inclusion

Transportation

Community Support and Health Services

“Let Older Volunteers Educate (LOVE)” (A reading program for young children in elementary schools)

Civic Participation and Employment

Respect and Social Inclusion

Created Age-Friendly Arnprior website

Communication and Information

Community Documents:

 

This profile was updated June 2018.