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.
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!*
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: