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Eight Major Aspects of an Age-Friendly Community
The WHO Global Age-Friendly Cities outlines the essential features of an age-friendly community, grouping them according to eight major domains or areas of focus of community life.
The experience of Canadian communities that have been making positive changes for a number of years has informed the development of five critical milestones on the way to becoming age-friendly.
This approach recognizes that communities have different needs and capacities in relation to the eight domains of an age-friendly community.
The Age Friendly Communities milestones are:
The time has come. You have assessed the situation. You have raised awareness in the community. You have received local government approval. You may find yourselves asking, “What can we do? What action should we take? How do we choose? Can we actually do anything??”
Yes, you can! But you need to use your logic and planning skills so that you don’t waste your efforts. You will need to describe what needs to be done and plan the strategies to make it happen. You need to realistically assess the situation and note any blocks or problems.
It most certainly is time to get your allies involved.
ACTION PLANNING TIPS
To download the PDF of our Age-Friendly Saskatchewan brochure, click here.
This is a tool that can be used to gather information about services and conditions in your community.
To access AF Assessment Tool, please click here.
Communities that have been part of the Age-Friendly Saskatchewan initiative and have achieved the following Age-Friendly Milestones, set out by the World Health Organization, can apply for recognition by the province of Saskatchewan.
Applications should be made using the Community Recognition Resource which outlines the process and includes the applications form to be used. Applications will be evaluated by the Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism.
The names of communities that are determined to be ready for recognition will be recommended to the Government of Saskatchewan. The application and recognition process will usually take place annually.
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for the PDF of the Community Recognition Guide.
Click the image below to view or download our Age-Friendly brochure.