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Ottawa Leading the Way as an Age-Friendly City

by Michael Woods, Ottawa Citizen May 3,2014

Ontario's cities need to follow Ottawa's lead in becoming more accommodating to older people, or risk running into major problems, according to Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai and the University Health Network hospitals in Toronto, as well as expert lead on Ontario's Seniors Strategy. "If we do nothing different with our health care systemright now, there's going to be $24 billion more that we need to spend, just to meet the needs of older people coming through the system," he said, speaking at COA's Annual Spring Luncheon, adding " people can no longer ignore the issue of aging."To read the full article, click here


First Age-Friendly Business recognized

by Age-Friendly Ottawa

The first Age-Friendly Ottawa business certificate was presented to Julie and Cindy Delahunt, co-owners of Dunrobin Meat and Grocery.
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Ottawa recognized as an Age Friendly City

Interview with Council on Aging Executive Director, Mr. Louis Plourde about Age Friendly Ottawa (Interview is in French)

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Ottawa recognized as an Age Friendly City

Le Droit interviews Executive Director, Mr. Louis Plourde at the public launch (Article is in French)

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Le Droit


Panel on Ottawa Seniors

The COA Executive Director participated in an episode of Rogers' Talk Ottawa with Mark Stucliffe.

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Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4


Talk Ottawa

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