Age-friendly Community Strategy

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Our new Age-friendly Community Strategy aims to create an age-friendly Bayside that values, supports, and empowers older people to lead healthy and active lives and continue to participate in community life.

 

The concept of age-friendly communities is a growing global movement. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO); 


“an age-friendly city encourages active ageing by optimising opportunities for health, participation and security

in order to enhance quality of life as people age.”  


The WHO publication Global Age-friendly Cities Guide proposes eight interconnected domains that can help identify and address barriers to the well-being and participation of older people, and they are:



What's happening now?

We are building the strategy based on this internationally recognised best practice approach, so we can plan for an ageing population.

We would like to hear what is most important to you, when you think about getting older.

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Comments close on 11 April 2022

Our new Age-friendly Community Strategy aims to create an age-friendly Bayside that values, supports, and empowers older people to lead healthy and active lives and continue to participate in community life.

 

The concept of age-friendly communities is a growing global movement. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO); 


“an age-friendly city encourages active ageing by optimising opportunities for health, participation and security

in order to enhance quality of life as people age.”  


The WHO publication Global Age-friendly Cities Guide proposes eight interconnected domains that can help identify and address barriers to the well-being and participation of older people, and they are:



What's happening now?

We are building the strategy based on this internationally recognised best practice approach, so we can plan for an ageing population.

We would like to hear what is most important to you, when you think about getting older.

Have Your Say

Share your thoughts via;


Comments close on 11 April 2022