Age-Friendly ResourcesHere is a list of Age-Friendly Resources in other
Canadian provinces and from around the world.
British ColumbiaThe Union of BC Municipalities has partnered with the Ministry of Community Services and the Ministry of Health to develop this website as a resource to local governments and communities for adapting communities to become age-friendly.
Nova ScotiaAge-Friendly Communities Program assists municipalities in creating or adapting structures and services that are accessible and inclusive of seniors with varying needs and capacities in order to ensure they are able to lead healthy, active lives.
International Federation on Ageing (IFA) - Age Friendly CommunitiesAge Friendly Communities is developed and maintained by the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) as a resource for information on the range of major projects from around the world that respond to the third Priority Direction of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA): Ensuring Enabling and Supportive Environments. Information relating to such key initiatives as Age Friendly Cities, the Healthy Cities Initiative, Livable Communities, the Flag of Towns and Cities for All - and others in place or yet to be developed – will be featured on this site.
The World Health Organization (WHO)The world is ageing fast - have we noticed? The time to plan and to act is now. In all countries, and in developing countries in particular, measures to help older people remain healthy and active are a necessity, not a luxury.
Ageing is a privilege and a societal achievement
Ageing is a privilege and a societal achievement. It is also a challenge, which will impact on all aspects of 21st century society. It is a challenge that cannot be addressed by the public or private sectors in isolation: it requires joint approaches and strategies.