1. Resources & Publications

    Themes and Next Steps: Age-Friendly Niagara Network Special COVID-19 Online Meeting

    This 2-page document summarizes comments, discussion and ideas shared at a special online Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN) meeting held on May 01, 2020. The virtual meeting included leaders with Local Municipal Age-Friendly and Seniors Advisory Committees in all 12 local areas of Niagara. Participants shared their thinking about COVID-19 related...
  2. Resources & Publications

    A National Seniors Care Strategy

    Although most people will rely on seniors’ care at some point in their lives, Canada’s health care system isn’t equipped to meet the needs of the aging population. Canada needs a National Seniors Care Strategy to set national standards and ensure that everyone can access the care they need. Seniors...
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    Spotlight on Ontario’s Caregivers Report 2019

    The second annual Spotlight on Ontario’s Caregivers report builds on the inaugural 2018 report and for the first time demonstrates trends in the caregiver experience in Ontario. The report, and the survey it is based on, looks closely at the role of the caregiver within the healthcare system, the type...
  4. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan Implementation Project (2017-2019) Full Evaluation Report

    This report summarizes evaluation results of the Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN) project to begin implementing the Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan (NASAP, 2015). The project was completed from 2017 to 2019, with funding support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Published By: Age-Friendly Niagara Network Publication Date: October 2019 Complementary...
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    Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan Implementation Project (2017-2019) Evaluation Highlights

    This two-page document summarizes both progress toward, and future opportunities for, implementing the Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan (NASAP). Final evaluation findings for the 2017-2019 NASAP Implementation Project are shared by the Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN). Complementary Resource: Full Evaluation Report Published By: Age-Friendly Niagara Network Publication Date: October...
  6. Resources & Publications

    Better With Age: Move More Today for a Healthier Tomorrow – 2019 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Adults

    Aging is a part of life: one that includes numerous memorable milestones and experiences, special moments with family, and opportunities to travel and learn new skills. But growing older can also bring about new challenges – increased prevalence of chronic diseases, memory loss, an increase in slips and falls and,...
  7. Resources & Publications

    Age-Friendly Niagara Network E-Newsletter Archives

    The Age-Friendly Niagara Network publishes a monthly e-newsletter that highlights age-friendly action, events, resources and news stories. To receive this communication, subscribe to the mailing list. Past issues of the e-newsletter are archived on the Age-Friendly Niagara Network website. Published By: Age-Friendly Niagara Network
  8. Community Blog

    Physical Literacy and Older Adults Workshop: Port Weller Community Centre

    Physical Literacy and Older Adults Workshop: Port Weller Community Centre May 16th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Are you an Activity Leader or Health and Social Service Provider working with Adults 55+? This is your last chance to attend a free workshop that will change the way you think...
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    Debt and Assets Among Senior Canadian Families

    Using data from the Survey of Financial Security (SFS), this article looks at changes in debt, assets and net worth among senior Canadian families over the period from 1999 to 2016. It also examines changes in the debt-to-income ratio and the debt-to-asset ratio of senior families with debt. Published By:...
  10. Community Blog

    Niagara College Becomes Canada’s First College to Join Age-Friendly University Global Network

    Niagara College has become the first college in Canada to be designated as a member of the Age-Friendly University (AFU) Global Network. Currently comprised of 44 postsecondary institutions from around the world – including six Canadian universities – the global network is dedicated to the role higher education can play...

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