On 15 June 2016, the IFA with support from the Hall & Prior Health and Aged Care Group launched a new series of webinars on Age-friendly Environments. This inaugural webinar provided an evidence-based approach to the planning and development of age-friendly community systems and infrastructures. Insight into promising strategies and models of community change identified practical applications for achieving effective change at the local, regional and national 

Want to know what Age Friendly is, or all about? Age Friendly Chatham-Kent presents this video to explain how and why all communities can benefit from developing policies and infrastructure that support healthy and active aging. Through our actions we aim to build a better more inclusive, respectful and accessible Chatham-Kent.

 

This guide by the Public Health Agency of Canada provides practical and easy to follow advice, tips and additional sources of information to help you communicate clearly and effectively to audiences of all ages.  

This pdf presentation and audio recording of a webinar hosted by the Canadian Gerontological Association, Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Health Human Resource Network reviews demographic and health, psychological and community level approaches to addressing social isolation in older adults.

This International Federation on Ageing publication includes information on how Age-Friendly policies have a positive economic impact, how to scale up small projects to increase positive results, a listing of toolkits, guidelines and other resource manuals, examples of AFC initiatives that have used alternative language, and more.

This pdf presentation provides an overview of Manitoba’s work with the WHO and PHAC and others to create Age-Friendly Communities.

This document from the Association of Municipalities Ontario describes their role at the forefront of developing AFC and providing vital services to seniors including long-term care, affordable housing, public health services and community support services.  It provides an outline of key issues for municipal governments, including opportunities for improvement and recommendations are made.

This presentation used examples from Nova Scotia as a way to illustrate the use of milestone questions for evaluation purposes as well as including process evaluation into the implementation plan and how to use the communities needs assessment in the evaluation process.

Margaret Denton and Lucy Marco presented this webinar focusing on objectives to guide communities through the implementation and evaluation process of AFC.

This archived webinar presentation provides an overview of Age-Friendly Communities and Dementia Friendly Communities across the globe; the similarities and differences between the two movements and how they can be brought together to reduce duplication and save energy and expense.

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