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Supporting healthy and engaged seniors

Soutien de la santé et de la participation des aînés à la communauté

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Supporting healthy and engaged seniors

Soutien de la santé et de la participation des aînés à la communauté

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Age-friendly grant projects

Examples of age-friendly projects in B.C. communities include:

  • Sidewalk improvements so seniors can walk two-by-two in Harrison Hot Springs.
  • Tapping into older adults’ knowledge in Pitt Meadows by partnering local elementary schools with seniors’ centres to create reading buddies programs and an intergenerational community garden.
  • Creating a seniors’ lunch program and work on a potential seniors’ housing development and accessibility improvements for local parks and trails in Cobble Hill.
  • A weekly creativity program and caregivers’ circle for those with dementia in West Vancouver.
  • An age-friendly outdoor fitness park in Oliver.
  • Developing an Age-friendly Action Plan in Prince George.

Learn more:

To apply for Age-friendly Community Planning and Project grants, please visit: http://www.ubcm.ca/EN/main/funding/lgps/age-friendly-communities.html

For more information about age-friendly strategies, please visit: www.gov.bc.ca/agefriendly

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