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So far AgeFriendly has created 28 blog entries.

Wanted: Affordable, Age-Friendly Housing

Age-friendly housing is a need that’s been identified, said Coun. Terry Ugulini...read more.

Welland kicks off Senior Citizens’ Month

While the advent of summer may have many celebrating in June, the real reason to applaud is for seniors...read more.

Sixty years of serving seniors

Carol Rapelje has always been a people person. From the age of three when she and her mother brought an elderly neighbour soup and became fast friends with her...read more.

St. Catharines officially deemed age friendly

St. Catharines’ efforts to make the city a welcoming place for older adults has netted it a provincial award...read more.

Age Friendly Committee Recognized By Province

A concerted effort over a three-and-a-half year period has paid off for members of Thorold’s Age Friendly committee...read more.

Welland an age-friendly community

Welland has been an age-friendly leader in Niagara for nearly a decade now, and it was one of 40 communities in the province to receive an Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award...read more.

What we know about older people

Here in Niagara, we’ve heard about our aging demographic. We know that more than one-third of our population is over 55 years of age...read more.

Even Positive Transitions can be Stressful: Aging and Mental Health

Niagara’s population is aging, consistently ranking among the top four places in the country for its percentage of older residents (20%), along with Peterborough, ON, Kelowna and Victoria B.C....read more.

Two Niagarans in top five of 50 over 50 list

Doug Rapelje, 84, of Welland, is one of two Niagarans being recognized by Ageworks for the work he continues to do...read more.

Code Niagara launches tech workshops for seniors

While ensuring today’s youths are prepared for Canada’s changing economy, Code Niagara also wants to help seniors stay on top of 21st-century digital skills...read more.