The City of Markham is working on a new plan to help older adults stay active, healthy and engaged in their community.

Seniors are an important part of our community fabric. Like many other world-class cities, our goal is to become an age-friendly community that is truly inclusive, accessible and supportive of citizens of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. We are committed to building a community which fosters a deep sense of belonging. We want to ensure our residents have access to opportunities and services that increase their quality of life.

Throughout the summer and early fall, the City will be connecting with residents and local community service providers to help create Markham’s Older Adult Strategy. This comprehensive plan will help ensure Markham is ready to address the challenges of an increasingly older population, and is aligned with the City’s goal for an engaged, diverse and thriving City as outlined in Building Markham’s Future Together: 2015-2019 Strategic Plan.

Let’s build Markham’s future, together.

Get involved!

Are you 45 years of age or older and live or work in Markham? Help the City understand the dynamic needs and perspectives of older adults (and future older adults) in our community.

Take our public survey by September 9, 2016, for your chance to WIN an iPad Air 2 or a one-year Markham Fitness Centre membership!*

How can I take the survey?

*Conditions apply. See website for details.
Accessibility Assistance
For individuals requiring accessibility assistance to complete the survey, please call 905-477-5530 or visit the Contact Centre at the Markham Civic Centre (Unionville doors), Monday through Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM, or Thursdays until 7 PM

Public Engagement Sessions
Help us confirm the results of the public survey at one of the following sessions:

September 12, 2016
Centennial Community Centre
Bocce Court
8600 McCowan Road
10 AM - 12 PM

Register

September 12, 2016
Armadale Community Centre
Denison Room
2401 Denison Road
2 - 4 PM

Register

September 19, 2016
Thornhill Community Centre & Library
North Hall
7755 Baview Avenue
10 AM - 12 PM

Register
September 19, 2016
Angus Glen Community Centre & Library
Activity Room 1
3990 Major Mackenzie Drive East
7 – 9 PM

Register
All sessions are wheelchair accessible.

Need more information?

Contact us at 905.477.5530 or customerservice@markham.ca.

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