Age Friendly Thunder Bay

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Older Adult Advisory Group

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) A community based stakeholder group advocating for seniors' independence and quality of life in Thunder Bay
Description (Service)
  • Functions as a committee that wishes to ensure that Thunder Bay is a good place to grow old 
  • Helps citizens age with dignity in a community internationally recognized as an Age-Friendly City by the World Health Organization Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities 
  • Aims to make Thunder Bay a more age friendly community by advocating for: 
    • increased housing options 
    • more access to health and community services 
    • improved transportation 
    • increased safety
 
Works together to:  
  • create a vision 
  • communicate and educate 
  • support research  
  • disseminate information 
  • establish priorities for action 
  • provide advice to city and community partners  
  • coordinate initiatives to optimize the use of resources
 
Note: Committee includes members of the older adult population along with members of local organizations that support older adults and who are committed to older adult issues
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-577-2807
Fax 807-577-4837
E-Mail rjohnson@thunderbay.ca
Website www.agefriendlythunderbay.ca
Primary Contact Rebecca Johnson, Chair
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 138 Ravenwood Ave, Suite 205
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4H8
 
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (99) Unknown / No Service
Established 2009
Meetings Dates and meeting locations vary