1. Resources & Publications

    Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health

    This global strategy and action plan on ageing and health also responds to the recently endorsed Sustainable Development Goals, an integrated, indivisible set of global priorities for sustainable development. Ageing is an issue that is relevant to 15 of the 17 Goals. Achieving these ambitious Goals will require concerted action both...
  2. Resources & Publications

    Serving Up Local: Manual for Increasing Local Foods in Long-Term Care

    This manual is a collection of good practices resulting from the experience of nine long-term care (LTC) homes in three regions of the Golden Horseshoe area of Ontario. It is designed to provide resources and steps that can be put into practice to initiate and grow institutional local food procurement...
  3. Aging with Confidence: Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors

    The number of seniors in Ontario is forecast to double to 4.6 million within the next 25 years – and Ontario aims to become the best place in the world to grow older. This Action Plan focuses on areas that seniors say they care about most, including living independently for...
  4. Resources & Publications

    2015 Performance Measurement Report

    This report marks the tenth year of reporting results to the public, and the first year reporting nationally as opposed to the previous provincial-level benchmarking. From across Canada, there are 10 single-tier and 5 upper-tier municipalities (including Niagara), who have contributed to this report. The 2015 MBNCanada Performance Measurement Report...
  5. Resources & Publications

    Strengthening Age-Friendly Communities and Seniors’ Services for 21st Century Ontario

    The municipal sector in Ontario is increasingly at the forefront of developing age-friendly communities and providing vital services to seniors. This includes long-term care, affordable housing, public health services and community support services. Municipal governments are committed to providing high quality services to their residents and ensuring safety and affordability....
  6. Resources & Publications

    Measuring Up: A Yearly Report on How Ontario’s Health System is Performing (2015)

    Whether Ontarians are in good health or have health problems, they expect the health system to be there for them when they need it. With more than 40 indicators of how Ontario’s health system is performing, this report highlights some areas where quality of care is improving and some where...
  7. Resources & Publications

    Measuring Up: A Yearly Report on How Ontario’s Health System is Performing

    How healthy are Ontarians? Is our health system improving? How well does our health system perform compared to those in other provinces and countries? This report aims to answer these questions. Each chapter of Measuring Up represents a sector of the health system that aligns with the Common Quality Agenda...
  8. Resources & Publications

    2012 Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative Performance Measurement Report

    The 2012 Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative Performance Measurement Report is a comparative report and does not attempt to provide an evaluation of, or explanation for, each municipality’s results. The graphs are designed to show how participating municipalities compare with each other on selected service measures. Results for 2012 are shown...
  9. Resources & Publications

    Fact Sheet: A Growing Need to Promote Seniors’ Mental Health

    Seniors’ mental health affects us all. Especially when you consider that more seniors are living longer, there is a high prevalence rate of mental illness and cognitive disorders among the elderly, and despite a growing need for an appropriate range of mental health services for seniors in long-term care settings...
  10. Partners & Projects

    Niagara Region

    Niagara Region’s responsibilities include delivering a range of municipal services including infrastructure, human and social services, health, and public safety and security. The Regional government operations are overseen by Regional Council, which is comprised of 30 elected officials from the 12 area municipalities and the Regional Chair. The priorities for...

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