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Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Network Exchange April 2023
Dear <<First Name>>,

The National Seniors Council wants to hear from Canadians about ways to further support those wishing to age in their homes and communities for as long as possible. Fill out their online survey to share your views and experiences by April 14.

The Women’s Age Lab has partnered with Seniors Tech Services to offer a free virtual workshop series on digital literacy for older adults. For more information on workshop dates and topics, visit their website here.

Lastly, please find a selection of age-friendly news, events, and resources below.

Kind regards,

Emily Mullins
Age-Friendly Communities Knowledge Broker

Age-Friendly News

Canada International

Upcoming Events

April 12, 2023
Perley Health Centre of Excellence: Collaboration for Cognitive Accessibility (webinar)

April 14, 2023
North Simcoe Specialized Geriatric Services: Connecting the Threads: Understanding the Older Adult’s Life as a Quilt (webinar)

April 18, 2023
Healthcare Excellence Canada: Reimagining LTC Webinar: Staffing Models in LTC (webinar)

April 18, 2023
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: The Silver Wave: Impacts of an Aging Population on Mental Health and More (webinar)

April 19, 2023
Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging: The Impact of Urban Greenness on Aging, Physical and Mental Health among CLSA Participants (webinar)

May 16, 2023
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario: Supporting Vulnerable Victims and Witnesses (webinar)

Funding Opportunities: Inclusive Community Grants

The Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility Inclusive Community Grants are now open for applications.

Ontario’s Inclusive Community Grants Program supports community projects that benefit local communities, promote accessibility, safety and active living for people of all ages and abilities, and meet the needs of seniors and people with disabilities.

The deadline to apply is April 20, 2023, at 5 p.m. (EST).

For more information on eligibility and how to apply, visit their website here.

Research and Reports 

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About the Ontario Age-Friendly Communities (AFC) Outreach Program
The Ontario AFC Outreach Program is managed by the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care in partnership with Queen’s University, and funded by the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility.

The AFC Outreach Program builds on and complements Ontario's AFC Planning Guide with the aim to raise awareness about age-friendly planning principles, facilitate knowledge sharing within and between communities, and increase the capacity for local planning, implementation and evaluation of age-friendly community initiatives.
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