Age Friendly Tools

Across the Generations Respect All Ages

An education tool kit developed the Health Agency of Canada.

Click here to get the tool kit and learn more.

Click here to watch an 11-minute video “Seniors Are Cool!” that is part of this tool kit:

 

Global Age-friendly cities: a guide

The purpose of this guide is to engage cities to become more age-friendly so as to tap the potential that older people represent for humanity. It describes the converging trends of rapid growth of the population over 60 years of age and of urbanization, outlines the challenge facing cities, and summarizes the research process that led to identifying the core features of an age-friendly city.

Click here to read the Global Age-friendly cities guide

Age friendly Rural and Remote Communities: a Guide

Healthy Aging and Seniors in Rural and Remote Communities.

Click here to read the Age friendly Rural and Remote Communities guide

 

Tools and Resources for Becoming Age Friendly – Alberta Health

Click here to read this guide for local action provides a step-by-step approach for undertaking an age-friendly initiative in your community.

 

Senior Friendly Hospital Toolkit

With processes in place, quality of life can be improved.

Click here to read the Senior Friendly Hospital Toolkit.

Welcoming and Inclusive Communities

The Welcoming and Inclusive Communities (WIC) initiative is a partnership between the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) and the Government of Alberta to support municipalities to implement policies and practices to help overcome issues of racism and discrimination. The goal of the WIC initiative is to create communities where all residents and visitors enjoy a sense of belonging and where diversity adds to the social and economic vibrancy of the community, and improves the quality of life for all residents. 

Click here to access tools and resources.

 

Additional Age Friendly Resources

Click here to read the Age Friendly Edmonton Access Deisng Guide.

Click here to read the Age Friendly Edmonton Home for Life document.