Creating Age-Friendly Communities from the Ground Up

Excerpt from the cover art of Exchange Magazine. A hand holds up a planet and a boy, young man, and older man stand on the planet.

Did you know that 7 out of the 10 Canadian municipalities with the largest portion of seniors are located in B.C.? As a result, more communities are exploring what it means to become age-friendly, supporting all stages, from childhood through to later years. BC's Local Government Management Association magazine, Exchange, recently interviewed Sarah Ravlic, Healthy Community Planner, about the age-friendly planning process, including the most common barriers communities encounter during planning and who should be at the table when decisions are made. Read the article, or check out the entire Summer 2018 issue of Exchange Magazine.