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Plan for Aging in the Place you Love – Your Community

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Your Community

The type of community you live in can also impact your ability to live independently.
Age-friendly communities encourage seniors and other residents to stay active and engaged, and make it easy to do so with features such as well-maintained sidewalks and benches, accessible buildings, and good public transportation.shopping community access to services
Age-friendly communities also provide seniors with access to essential supports and services such as shopping, health care providers and recreational activities.

  • How age-friendly is my community?
  • What supports and services does my community offer to meet my needs and help me maintain my independence as I age?
  • Do I need to consider moving to a community with more services?
  • Am I close to the supports and services that I need now and may need in the future?
  • What assistance may I be eligible for from governments or helping agencies?

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You can find more information and resources about Aging in Place at Canada.ca/Seniors

Teunis Schouten, Owner at B Cared For Services