#434 Age Friendly Communities Evaluation: "How to Incorporate Evaluation into your Existing AFC Initiative"
Organized by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) in collaboration with provincial/territorial governments, this Fireside Chat entitled, "How to Incorporate Evaluation into your Existing AFC Initiative,is the second of the 2015 Series of Webinars on Age-Friendly Communities (AFC) Evaluation.
In response to feedback from the previous webinar, this upcoming interactive, virtual event will feature: an interview conducted by Dr. Heather Orpana, Public Health Agency of Canada, with the Victoria County Age-Friendly Initiative(Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) as an example of an AFC that has implemented the five pan-Canadian AFC Milestones; and, an open forum discussion with Qs and As.
World Health Organization: Age Friendly cities
Public Health Agency of Canada: Age Friendly Communities:
BC Age-Friendly resources:
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act also has great information the parallels AFCs
Source of funding: New Horizons for Seniors Program
Call for new applications is anticipated this spring.
Waterloo's site is
Alberta AF resources:
The WHO recently launched an online portal for members of the Global Network Of Age-friencly Cities and communities,
Resources and experiences can be shared among the members worldwide.
United Nations Principles for Older Persons (also pretty good principles for everyone else)?
Although not specifically about designing communities, they provide a good framework that might useful in considering community planning. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/OlderPersons.aspx
Ms. Cathy Bennett, Manager, Public Health Agency of Canada,
Expert Advisors on Tap:
Mr. Fraser Patterson, Victoria County Age-Friendly Initiative;
Ms. Jacqueline Campbell, Community Development Coordinator, Nova Scotia Department of Seniors and,
Dr. Heather Orpana, Senior Epidemiologist, Behaviours, Environments and Lifespan Team, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
Specifically, the Webinar will discuss:
• Evaluating your AFC process using the Milestones questions
• Action plan implementation (Milestone 4) and process evaluation
• How needs assessment and process evaluation can feed into outcome evaluation (Milestone 5)
• How to incorporate evaluation into your exiting AFC initiatives
• Open Forum Discussion and Qs and As led by Expert Advisors
Who should attend: Professioinals and Leaders - implementing Age Friendly Communities and those interested in Age Friendly Communities.