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.
The following research papers resulted from collaborations between The City of Calgary (on behalf of Age-Friendly Calgary) and researchers from the University of Calgary:
- 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