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How to Become Age-friendly

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To learn how your community can become an age-friendly community, see the following guide.

This is a practical guide to becoming an age-friendly community for local governments, community organizations or local champions. It also describes the Age-friendly B.C. (AFBC) Recognition Program and outlines the criteria for achieving AFBC recognition.

In addition, other resources are available to help local governments complete specific steps to make their communities more age-friendly. These include the following:

For more age-friendly resources, see Links to Resources

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    Aug 23, 2019

  • Subject Area
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Social Connectedness / Social Isolation
    • Safety, Security, Finances, & Personal Planning
    • Physical Activity
    • Information, Referral, & Advocacy
    • Ageism
  • Audience
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Government
    • Health Authorities
    • Funders
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Academics
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