Accessibility and Age-Friendly Communities: Strengthening Local Impact

March 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program

This webinar will be of particular interest to local and provincial planners, champions or leads of either accessibility or age-friendly initiatives.

In this webinar, presenters will:

  • Describe age-friendly principles and the current strategy to support age-friendly planning and implementation in Ontario
  • Describe accessibility principles and how the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA) Act impacts provincial and municipal planning
  • Explore the ways in which age-friendly and accessibility principles complement each other
  • Use Barrie, Ontario as a case example to demonstrate how linking age-friendly and accessibility planning can strengthen local work

This webinar is hosted by the Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program.

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