Humboldt is a family-oriented, culturally active community with a population of 6,033. It is located in the heart of Saskatchewan, one hour east of the city of Saskatoon. This thriving city serves a rural population of over 30,000, comprising the Rural Municipalities of St. Peter’s, Humboldt, and Wolverine.
L-R: Deb Tokarski, Cori Norman, Faye Johnson, Laurie Lidgren, Christine Baron, AF SK Liaison Brenda Curtis (missing: Gerald Baron & Roger Nordick)
Chris Baron (Secretary)
Laurie Lidgren (President)
AF SK Liaison: Brenda Curtis
Mission: To facilitate life for all ages to strengthen our community by becoming safer, healthier, happier, and more inclusive.
Values: Independence, Supports & Services, Community Engagement, Access & Inclusion of All, Intergenerational, Respect.
Slogan: All Ages Friendly
Review, Refine, Promote
Tide lifts all the ships!
Formed in April, 2019
Met with Linda Anderson from SSM in November, 2019
The Community Assessment was conducted in September 2020.
Transportation: Transportation Study being conducted. Submitted survey that was done by Age-Friendly Humboldt. Participated in Study. Presently waiting for Study results.
Civic Participation & Employment: Senior Volunteer Recognition Awards, Business Checklist, Special Event/Program Checklist
Communication & Information: Setting up Facebook Page and developing a brochure
Community Support & Health Services: Bathroom-Friendly Stores
Senior Resource Centre: initiating process to create this.
Here are several online articles detailing some of AF Humboldt’s work over the years, with most recent at the top.
~ From Discover Humboldt website, dated November 25, 2022, “Humboldt Works Toward Supporting Seniors as Age-Friendly Community.” Click here for article.
~ From Sask Today website, dated March 12, 2021, “Communication, Transportation, Top Issues for Humboldt Seniors Committee,” highlighting survey results. Click here for article.
~ From Discover Humboldt website, dated Feb 26, 2021, “City Council Gives Go-Ahead for Age-Friendly Humboldt.” Click here for article.
~ From Discover Humboldt website, dated September 10, 2020, “Humboldt Works Toward Supporting Seniors as Age-Friendly Community.” Click here for article.
~ From Sask Today website, September 10, 2020, “Humboldt Seeking Senior Residents’ Input.” Click here for article.