AFC Knowledge Exchange
The AFC Knowledge Exchange is where you can learn from others, join the AFC conversation, get connected to the AFC Knowledge Broker, and stay connected to upcoming opportunities for exchange.
Provincial Distribution List & Ontario AFC Newsletter
To stay 'in the know' about AFC information in Ontario, join our provincial AFC distribution list. Through this channel we send regular communications highlighting age-friendly events, resources, news stories and funding announcements. Previous issues of the AFC newsletter can be found below.
- June 2019 E-Newsletter
- April 2019 E-Newsletter
- March 2019 E-Newsletter
- February 2019 E-Newsletter
- January 2019 E-Newsletter
- December 2018 E-Newsletter
- November 2018 E-Newsletter
- October 2018 E-Newsletter
- September 2018 E-Newsletter
- August 2018 E-Newsletter
- July 2018 E-Newsletter
A knowledge broker is a professional whose role is to connect you, the knowledge users, to appropriate partners and resources. Contact the Age-Friendly Community Knowledge Broker with your questions.
Phone (toll-free): 1-844-276-5756
Regional Age-Friendly Networks
These networks include age-friendly leads from many of Ontario's 80+ Age-Friendly Communities. Network members meet regularly (by teleconference) to share their local age-friendly planning processes, describe innovative programs and services, and discuss emerging trends or gaps. The regional networks are an opportunity to learn from and share with each other to help accelerate and strengthen work at a local level.
If you are interested in joining one of the networks listed below, please contact the Age-Friendly Community Knowledge Broker at email@example.com or 1-844-276-5756 to be connected with the appropriate network chair.
- Southern Ontario Age-Friendly Network
- Northern Ontario Age-Friendly Network
- Eastern Ontario Age-Friendly Network
- Central Ontario Age-Friendly Network
- No upcoming webinars at this time - join our provincial AFC distribution list to receive updates.
- Age-Friendly Communities: An Introduction (September 3, 2015)
- Age-Friendly Communities: Defining Local Principles (October 22, 2015)
- Age-Friendly Communities: Custom Needs Assessment (December 9, 2015)
- Age-Friendly Communities: Developing a Local Action Plan (January 21, 2016)
- Age-Friendly Communities: Implementation and Evaluation (February 12, 2016)
- Age-Friendly Communities & Dementia-Friendly Communities: Are We Talking About the Same Thing? (March 8, 2016)
- Age-Friendly Businesses: Engaging the Private Sector (April 29, 2016)
- Age-Friendly Communities: Housing Options for Older Canadians (September 22, 2016)
- Age-Friendly Communities: Aging in Place (October 20, 2016)
- Creating an Age-Friendly Dashboard to Monitor and Communicate Progress (December 8, 2016)
- With Age Comes Great Experience: How Seniors are Mentoring a New Generation of Entrepreneurs (February 14, 2017)
- A Case-Example on Developing an Age-Friendly Action Plan for Addressing Social Isolation in Older Chinese Adults (November 30, 2017)
- Connecting with Ontario Seniors: Moving from Social Isolation to Social Inclusion (April 24, 2018)
- Building a Stronger and More Inclusive Ontario Part 1: Understanding the link between Age-Friendly and Dementia-Friendly Communities (May 17, 2018)
- Building a Stronger and More Inclusive Ontario Part 2: Understanding the link between Age-Friendly and Compassionate Communities (May 31, 2018)
- Taking Charge: New models for Aging in Place, Designed by Seniors, for Seniors (June 14, 2018)
- Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities - the OASIS Model (June 28, 2018)
- Accessibility and Age-Friendly Communities: Strengthening Local Impact (March 5, 2019)
- Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Symposium: Aging With Confidence (March 26, 2018)