The Age-Friendly Niagara Network is a group of local citizens, volunteers, community partners and municipal leaders who have joined together to learn about, take action on and champion age-friendly community principles to make Niagara a ‘community for all ages’. To learn more about the Age-Friendly Niagara Network visit About Us or Age-Friendly Action in Niagara.
Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan Implementation Project (2017-2019) Evaluation Highlights
This two-page document summarizes both progress toward, and future opportunities for, implementing the Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan. The full evaluation report can be accessed here.
Federal Candidate Brief Prepared by the Age-Friendly Niagara Network
Targeted to candidates running in Niagara ridings for the October 2019 Federal Election, this two-page brief outlines the contributions older adults make to our community, the ways in which Niagara has already made progress towards becoming age-friendly, and what federal candidates can do to help champion this work.
AFNN 2018 Impact Placemat
This 2-page placemat summarizes milestones achieved by the Age-Friendly Niagara Network in 2018.
In The News
As regional programs and facilities have been shut down to contain the spread of COVID-19, dozens of workers are being redeployed to assist seniors in Niagara's long-term care homes who are isolated due to visitor restrictions.
Food requests have spiked at Meals on Wheels in Niagara Falls in recent weeks as people practise social distancing in the wake of COVID-19.
A new dance program for seniors is coming to FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines. An eight-week workshop held in the Algoma Central Lobby starting March 25.
This project is made possible by a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.