To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and support Public Health officials, the Town of Oakville has joined the Province of Ontario and Halton Region in declaring a State of Emergency. Facilities and parks remain closed. Only essential services are being delivered.
As Canada’s senior population continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to support the health and wellbeing of older Canadians. That’s why the Town of Oakville is taking steps to become a more age-friendly community where all residents can be active and engaged members of the community at every stage of life.
Oakville's Age-friendly Baseline Study (pdf) provides an overview of the town’s current "age-friendliness" and sets a direction for moving forward with future age-friendly planning.
An age-friendly community is designed to help seniors live safely, enjoy good health and stay involved.
As part of its Global Age-friendly Cities Project, the World Health Organization identifies eight key areas of community life that can become more age-friendly:
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