The District of Parry Sound is striving to become an age-friendly community by developing policies, programs, services, and environments that support and enable citizens to age actively by:

 

  • Recognizing the wide range of capacities and resources among older persons,

  • Anticipating and responding flexibly to aging-related needs and preferences of seniors,

  • Respecting the decisions and lifestyle choices of older adults,

  • Supporting older adults who are most vulnerable, and

  • Promoting the participation of older adults, and encouraging their contributions to all aspects of community life.

The information and resources available on this site were selected based on the understanding that the District of Parry Sound requires a unique approach to achieving age-friendliness.

On this site you will find:

  • Opportunities and information to support older people being treated with respect, feeling safe and are included in civic life.

  • Opportunities for volunteerism that cater to older persons’ interests and abilities.

  • Age-Friendly information

  • Community support and health information tailored to older persons’ needs.