Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Committee Agenda Item

Committee Annual Update

Information

Department:Advisory Committee on AgingSponsors:
Category:Report

Meeting History

Nov 9, 2023 1:00 PM  Advisory Committee on Aging Meeting
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Administration presented the milestones of the Advisory Committee on Aging, including the work done within the Accessibility Audit, receiving the Alberta Age Friendly Award, the success of the Snow Angels Program, Seniors’ Week and Seniors’ Week events, Senior Wellness and Intergenerational Programs, 60 plus Awards, Accessibility training, enhancements for SMART bus user services and the transit master plan with proposed accessibility changes. It was further noted that the Committee will continue to focus efforts on implementing the Wood Buffalo Age-Friendly Workplan, celebrating the Alberta Age-Friendly Community Recognition, engaging with stakeholders while celebrating milestones, and evaluating and accessing Wood Buffalo Age-Friendliness. Luana Bussieres, Vice-Chair, confirmed that the Advisory Committee's on Aging annual report will be presented to Council at the November 14th Council Meeting, in which a request will be made for a motion that the Mayor send a letter to the Minister of Infrastructure requesting that the remaining land at Willow Square Continuing Care Centre site be transferred to the Municipality or held for an aging-in-place facility at a nominal fee of $1.00.