Age Friendly Island – Town and Parish Councils

//Age Friendly Island – Town and Parish Councils
Age Friendly Island – Town and Parish Councils 2017-12-05T12:10:11+00:00

Project Description

As part of the Age Friendly Island project Age UK IW and Community Action work together to create a better environment for older people to live in, where the community is set up to help older people live safely, enjoy good health and stay locally involved.

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The project uses the eight domains included in the ‘Guide to Age Friendly Cities’ to create an Age Friendly Island which are:

  • outdoor spaces and building
  • transportation
  • housing
  • social participation
  • respect and social inclusion
  • civic participation and employment
  • communication and information
  • community support and health services

Community Action IW works with neighbourhoods to address concerns of older people. Working with voluntary organisations and Town and Parish Councils, encouraging them to work together with older people to address local needs and make real change that will benefit everyone. (contact Lisa for more details)

This project aims to help improve the lives of older islanders both now and in the future, and give a voice to older people.