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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Older Adults Advisory Committee - Dufferin County

The County of Dufferin is commencing an age-friendly community project and is looking for volunteers to sit on the Older Adults Advisory Committee to help guide the work.



The County of Dufferin is excited to share that we are embarking on a community consultation initiative aimed at developing a strategy to ensure the right services are available for older adults.


The goal of this project is to clearly identify key priorities for seniors specific, age-friendly planning within the County of Dufferin. Particular focus will be given to services for older adults. This project will aim to provide background required to establish the County as a recognized Age-Friendly Community through the World Health Organization (WHO).  


A key factor in the success of the project will be the involvement of the Older Adults Advisory Committee.  The Terms of Reference for the Committee is attached. The County of Dufferin is looking for residents who would like to assist with guiding the project to sit on the committee. 


Anyone wishing to get involved should submit a letter expressing their interest and explaining how their skills, knowledge, and experience would contribute to the project. Please attach a resume if desired. Letters must be received by no later than July 13 and should be forwarded to:  County of Dufferin Older Adults Project Team  55 Zina Street, Orangeville  Email:

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