Community Profile

Population: 18,801
Contact:

Funding:

  • Municipal Core Funding

This profile was updated July 2018.

 

Age-Friendly Program Description

The goal of the committee is to elevate the profile, level of leadership and engagement of seniors in the community by:

  • Providing leadership and advocacy about older adult issues
  • Increasing engagement of seniors in all aspects of community life
  • Fostering positive attitudes towards older adults and aging
Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs and Initiatives

Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings

  • Snow clearing improvements

Housing

  • Aging in Place Housing Forum
  • Meeting with local home builders and other stakeholders

Respect & Social Inclusion

  • Age-Friendly Businesses (Age-Friendly Business guide and Self-Assessment checklist. Businesses can apply to age-friendly business certificate and sticker)

Communication & Information

  • Seniors Information Fair and Presentation of Age-Friendly Business Certificate and Sticker
  • Making the Right Call Rack Card (Two-sided rack card to show the difference between 911, 411, 211, etc.)
  • Magnifying card given out at Seniors Fair

 

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