Community Profile

Name of Committee: City Senior Friendly Implementation Committee & Senior Friendly Community Liaison Officer – City of Cornwall
Population: 47,845 (2021)


  • New Horizons Grant

This profile was updated in February 2024.


Age-Friendly Program Description

The AFC work is led by a municipal committee of council. Cornwall has recently finished the survey for the organizations (June 2018). The community is working on a first volunteer fair that will be held on June 27th and starting to think about a second volunteer fair that will be held in late September/early October. Cornwall is also working to bring in three guest speakers.

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs and Initiatives

Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings

  • Benches (Installed benches with arms)

Respect & Social Inclusion

  • Dementia-Friendly Community (Training for city employees)
  • Age-friendly Business (Age-Friendly Business checklist)

Civic Participation & Employment

  • Senior Volunteer Fairs (Two fairs aim to connect seniors with senior-friendly volunteer opportunities that offer training and support)

Communication & Information