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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