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·Seniors are supported to age actively, enjoy good health, remain independent and involved in their communities.
·People of all ages and abilities benefit from safer, barrier-free buildings and streets, better access to local businesses and facilities, and more green spaces.
·Businesses benefit from the increased support and spending power of older customers and are better able to support older workers.
·The community benefits from the increased participation of older adults in community life.
DESIGN FOR SENIORS YOU INCLUDE EVERYONE !
With your input, the Age-Friendly Advisory Committee will assess Cranbrook on the following 8 Pillars of an Age-Friendly Community:
• • Transportation •Outdoor spaces and buildings
•Respect and social inclusion
•Communication & information
•Civic participation & employment opportunities
•Community support & health services
Volunteers from the various service groups and, organizations within the City of Cranbrook and a member of City Council who:
•Embrace and support the Province of BC’s Age-Friendly Initiative.
•Consult with the community to determine age friendly needs; develop & publish an action plan.
•Believe in making Cranbrook a great place to live, for all ages now and the coming future.