The Committee was mandated by Council to undertake consultation with older adults and present a community assessment report.
Conference – 2022 – Inspiring Inclusive Communities in Ontario: Moving age-friendly insights, innovations and strategies into action
March 22-24: Inspiring Inclusive Communities in Ontario: Moving age-friendly insights, innovations and strategies into action is a free, virtual, 3-day conference for Age-Friendly Community Initiatives in Ontario, planners, implementers, researchers, academics and policy makers.
In this webinar, offered in collaboration with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, Dr. David Burnes will highlight his current research which explores the connection between ageism and abuse, with the goal of improving understanding of those “less talked about” factors that can hinder the age-friendliness of our communities.
Walkability and pedestrian safety in winter have been a priority of the Council on Aging of Ottawa (COA) since 2016. In 2019, we focused on winter walking through the Snow Mole campaign and piloted the use of an online tool to collect the data in addition to paper-based audit tools.