Age-Friendly BC Program

Resource Name: Age-Friendly BC Program
Short Description: Main website: information about age-friendly communities

In an age-friendly British Columbia, older people are supported to live active, socially engaged, independent lives. Our vision is of a province where people of all ages and abilities feel included and valued in their communities. Through Age-friendly B.C., the government of British Columbia is working with local governments and other partners to achieve this vision.
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Age-friendly BC

In an age-friendly British Columbia, older people are supported to live active, socially engaged, independent lives. Our vision is of a province where people of all ages and abilities feel included and valued in their communities. Through Age-friendly B.C., the government of British Columbia is working with local governments and other partners to achieve this vision.

These web pages will help you discover what you can do to make your community age-friendly.

Age-friendly Communities
Local government officials and staff, and interested community members, can get information on the benefits and the key features of an age-friendly community; the steps to becoming an age-friendly community; and how to get recognized for their efforts.

Age-friendly Businesses
Business owners can learn what it means to be an age-friendly business, and how their business rates on the age-friendly scale.

Ideas in Action
See how innovative communities around the province are making great strides in becoming age-friendly. Get ideas for your own age-friendly initiatives.

Links to Resources
Find links to a wide range of supports, tools and resources to help you get started in making your community or business age-friendly.

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