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About the Global and Canadian Age-Friendly Movement


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8 Domains Identified by the World Health Organization (WHO)

Whether the community is Moosomin, Moose Jaw, Montréal, Madrid or Melbourne, the basic domains are the same.

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  • Outdoor Spaces & Buildings
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Social Participation
  • Respect & Social Inclusion
  • Civic Participation & Employment
  • Communication & Information
  • Community Support & Health Services

Age-Friendly Milestones

The Milestones developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) are the steps followed in every community on their journey to becoming more Age-Friendly.

Below is the way Age-Friendly Saskatchewan interprets and uses the Milestones.

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Age-Friendly Community Milestones:

  • Establish and maintain an Age-Friendly Committee
  • Secure the support of your Municipal Governments
  • Assess the Community to determine needs for future Age-Friendly initiatives
  • Develop, publicize and implement an Action Plan

Continuous record-keeping and evaluation for all Milestones and Age-Friendly Initiatives.

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“History of the Age-Friendly Movement in Saskatchewan”

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“If it serves older persons, it will serve all persons.”