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Residents Invited to Take Age-Friendly Needs Assessment Survey

(Fort McMurray, AB – June 12, 2017) – The Advisory Committee on Aging (ACOA) is undertaking an assessment of age-friendliness in our community. Residents are invited to take part by participating in an online survey. 

The Age-Friendly Needs Assessment survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and is an important step in our application to be designated an age-friendly community by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Take the survey at The deadline to participate is Saturday, June 24. 

The assessment will identify gaps and opportunities for improving the age-friendliness of eight areas of community life:

  • Outdoor spaces and buildings
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Social participation
  • Respect and social inclusion
  • Civic participation and employment
  • Communications and information
  • Community support and health services

An age-friendly Wood Buffalo will encourage better health, participation and security for elders and seniors.


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