Community Profile

Name of Committee: Age-Friendly Steering Committee
Population: 75,423


  • New Horizons Grant

This profile was updated July 2018.


Age-Friendly Program Description

The AFC work is led by a community based organization/network. The committee is continuing with implementation. Focus areas include Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings (ongoing); Transportation; Social Participation; Respect and Social Inclusion; Communication and Information. 

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs and Initiatives


  • Rural Transportation Committee (member)

Social Participation

  • Information/Skill Building Workshops for Seniors in Fenelon Falls (Partner with FF Seniors Club to provide a series of workshops, highlighting various topics of interest to seniors to help them achieve a more active and engaged lifestyle)

Respect & Social Inclusion

  • Age-Friendly Business Engagement Strategy (Funded through NHSP) (lead)

Communication & Information

  • Omemee Unites Community Coalition (AF Omemee spearheaded group jointly with Omemee Legion) (co-lead)
  • Print Newsletters (A local newsletter is produced quarterly that includes a calendar of events and additional articles of interest to the community, and age-friendly column. Sustainability achieved as ongoing activities have been taken over by community volunteers; AF involvement now minimal)