Coordination and monitoring

Senior women at a outdoor buffet

We will implement and track progress on the Age-friendly Action Plan with community stakeholders through our Healthy City Strategy.

Also, we will seek recognition as an "Age-friendly Community".

Completed actions

  1. Sought and received formal recognition through the Province of BC's Age-friendly Recognition program as an Age-friendly City in 2014
    • Awarded $1000 to use towards Age-Friendly work. Partnered with Alzheimers Society of BC to unroll and completed in December 2015
  2. Development of Healthy City Strategy aligned with Age-friendly Action Plan. Reported back to the Seniors Advisory Committee in June of 2015
  3. Partnered with Cross-Cultural Seniors Network, SPARC BC, and other stakeholders to host a series of multicultural seniors dialogues to assist in implementing the Age-friendly Action Plan. Monitoring is ongoing.
  4. Development of Healthy City Strategy aligned with Age-friendly Action Plan.
  5. Seek recognition of Vancouver as an “Age-friendly Community” by the Ministry of Health and Province of BC.
    • Motion passed on October 8, 2013, rearticulating commitment to Age-friendly Action Plan, and to apply for BC Age-friendly Community status.
  6. Partner with Cross-Cultural Seniors Network, SPARC BC, and other stakeholders to host a series of multicultural seniors dialogues to assist in implementing and monitoring the Age-friendly Action Plan. 

Learn more about actions already in progress

Healthy City Strategy

The Healthy City Strategy a long-term, integrated plan for healthier people, places, and planet. Learn more about our goals and actions.