With funding from the Age-Friendly Community Planning Grant from the Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, the Town of Hanover undertook and Council approved the Age-Friendly Needs Assessment Report. The Age-Friendly Advisory Committee was created in June 2017 and involves community and agency representatives. With grant funding through the Province of Ontario's, Seniors Community Planning Grant, the committee launched the Age-Friendly Speaker Series in November 2017, hosted agency meetings to discuss communication strategy, conducting walkability assessment and enhanced the Senior Star newsletter.
Highlights & Newt step for our committee continues to make progress:
- Our walkability study is almost complete! The full document will be available online, visit hanover.ca or stop by the P & H Centre to pick up a hard copy. Anticipate document will be available mid-May.
- Developing 2019/2020 goals and action steps.
- Spring/Summer edition of the Senior Star is out! Check your mail box for the latest copy or pick one up at the Hanover Library or P & H Centre.
Committee members: Warren Dickert (Council Representatitive), Dorothy Adams, Amber Schienk, Norma Graham, Sandra Hong, Ed Hotchkiss, Ed King and Anne Marie Shaw.
The committee meets monthly on third Tuesday at 2:00pm.
For more information contact Sherri Walden | 519.364.2310 x 2123 | firstname.lastname@example.org