Creating Age Friendly Communities

A workshop resource for local government

Creating age-friendly communities

This resource kit is designed to assist local government run a workshop with staff and community members with the aim of creating age-friendly communities.

It contains step by step instructions, a rationale for the methods, examples of handouts, and pro-forma documents and PowerPoint slide show for easy replication. Video clips of live action at workshops held in Singleton and Holroyd councils provide an example of how to introduce each of the workshop activities.

The resource was developed with the assistance of nine councils in NSW and was trialled with a further fourteen councils.

Download the full kit by using the links below:

You can also download informative reports on the workshop activities which combine the outputs from the first nine workshops:

For a hard copy of the full kit is available from COTA NSW email us. Alternatively, please call 02 9286 3860.

Our thanks to the 23 NSW councils that supported this project, with special thanks to Singleton and Holroyd councils for giving permission to film their workshops.

Videos follow here:

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