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Have your say: Active Aging Forums June 21-23

Three upcoming forums are being held for residents to provide input into the city’s Active Aging Plan, which aims to help keep older adults active, healthy and engaged in their community.

Active Aging Forums PosterDates:

Tuesday, June 21 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Tansley Woods Schlegel Village
(open to the public)
4100 Upper Middle Rd.

Wednesday, June 22 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Geraldo’s at LaSalle Park Pavilion
50 Northshore Blvd. E.

Thursday, June 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Burlington Seniors Centre
2285 New St.

Residents who require assistance with transportation to one of the forums can contact 905-335-7888, ext. 6343.

A brief presentation about the Active Aging Plan will begin the sessions, followed by small discussion groups focused on five key areas:

  • Recreation and leisure
  • Information and communication
  • Accessibility, diversity and inclusion
  • Volunteering and employment
  • Transit and transportation

If you can’t attend the forums, you can still provide feedback by taking the survey.

For more information about Burlington’s Active Aging Plan, visit www.burlington.ca/activeaging.

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

A Better Burlington began in 2006 after my neighbours said they felt left out of city decisions, learning about them only after they’d been made.

As journalist for 22 years, I thought “I can do something about that” and a website and newsletter were born. They’ve taken various forms and names over the years, but the intent remains: To let you know what’s happening at City Hall before decisions are made, so you can influence outcomes for A Better Burlington.

The best decisions are made when elected representatives tap the wisdom of our community members, and welcome many different perspectives.This site allows residents to comment and debate with each other; our Commenting Guidelines established in 2016 aim to keep debate respectful.

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