Age-Friendly resources and data
The Age-Friendly Calgary team regularly partners with Calgarians, community partners and members of industry and advocates to develop tools and resources that will support everyone in creating an age-friendly city. Below you can find reports, links to our newsletter and tools that can help you be a part of the cultural transformation.
- Calgary Older Adult Federal Census Snapshot
- Calgary Seniors Population Profile (2016)
- Community profiles
Seniors Community profile by Local Geographic Area (LGA), Zone, and Alberta levels for 114 LGAs in Alberta.
- Relationships and Exercise Lab Older Adult Research projects (multiple collaborations)
- Tools for eradicating structural ageism: A rapid review with recommendations
- Supporting aging-in-place: Exploring older adults’ housing needs and preferences, age-friendly principles, and adaptable housing options
- Aging in Calgary: An assessment and report on the Age-Friendliness of Calgary using the CLSA data
- A Tale of Eight Cities: General Report on the Age-Friendliness of Eight Major Canadian Cities
- Examining the municipal-level representativeness of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) cohort: an analysis using Calgary participant baseline data
The now disbanded Older Adult Council of Calgary (OACC) produced a series of position papers that focused on issues related to the vulnerable older adult population.
- Affordability of Services for Aging in the Community
- Education and Training for Service and Housing Providers working with Older Adults with Mental Health Issues
- Older Adults - Who is at Greatest Risk for Poverty?
- Older Adults and Homelessness
- Older Adults and Income Support
- Strengthening Integrated Care and Housing
- Strengthening Outreach and Health Services