Thorold, City of

Population: 18,801


Program Description

The goal of the committee is to elevate the profile, level of leadership and engagement of seniors in the community by:

  • Providing leadership and advocacy about older adult issues
  • Increasing engagement of seniors in all aspects of community life
  • Fostering positive attitudes towards older adults and aging

Current Funding

  •  Municipal core funding

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs, Initiatives:

Project/Program/InitiativeRelated Domain
Snow clearing improvementsOutdoor Spaces and Public Buildings
Aging in Place Housing ForumHousing
Meeting with local home builders and other stakeholdersHousing
Age-Friendly Businesses (Age-Friendly Business guide and Self-Assessment checklist. Businesses can apply to age-friendly business certificate and sticker)Respect and Social Inclusion
Seniors Information Fair and Presentation of Age-Friendly Business Certificate and Sticker

Communication and Information

Respect and Social Inclusion

Making the Right Call Rack Card (Two-sided rack card to show the difference between 911, 411, 211, etc.)

Communication and Information

Magnifying card given out at Seniors Fair

Communication and Information

Community Documents


This profile was updated July 2018.