Kawartha Lakes, City of

Name of Committee: Age Friendly Steering Committee

Population: 75,423


Program Description

The AFC work is led by a community based organization/network. The committee is continuing with implementation. Focus areas include Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings (ongoing); Transportation; Social Participation; Respect and Social Inclusion; Communication and Information. 

Current Funding: 

  • New Horizons Grant

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs, Initiatives:

Project/Program/InitiativeRelated Domain
Rural Transportation Committee (member)


Information/Skill Building Workshops for Seniors in Fenelon Falls (Partner with FF Seniors Club to provide a series of workshops, highlighting various topics of interest to seniors to help them achieve a more active and engaged lifestyle)

Social Participation

Communication and Information

Age-Friendly Business Engagement Strategy (Funded through NHSP) (lead)

Respect and Social Inclusion 

Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings 

Communication and Information
Omemee Unites Community Coalition (AF Omemee spearheaded group jointly with Omemee Legion) (co-lead)

Communication and Information

Respect and Social Inclusion

Social Participation
Print Newsletters (A local newsletter is produced quarterly that includes a calendar of events and additional articles of interest to the community, and age-friendly column. Sustainability achieved as ongoing activities have been taken over by community volunteers; AF involvement now minimal)

Communication and Information

Community Documents: 


This profile was updated July 2018.