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Age Friendly Victoria Declaration

AF Launch - All Signatories with Minister

 

We commit to an age-friendly Victoria!

On the 14 April 2016 we joined Martin Foley MP, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, the Municipal Association of Victoria and other like-minded organisations in committing to an age-friendly Victoria.

We signed an Age-Friendly Victoria Declaration: Statement of Support and Partner Endorsement as part of the Minister’s launch of the Commissioner for Senior Victorian’s report Ageing is everyone’s business. At the same event, the Victorian Government formally signed the Age-Friendly Declaration with the Municipal Association of Victoria.

The Ageing is everyone’s business report by the Commissioner, Gerard Mansour, reveals that social isolation and loneliness is a significant issue for Victoria’s ageing population. The newly launched Age-Friendly Victoria initiative is part of the Government’s response, recognizing that age-friendly communities encourage active ageing and boost good health, security and community participation for Victorian seniors.

Our commitment is to promote the inclusion of older people in our thinking and practices to enhance the quality of life for people as they age.

If your organisation would like to join us,  AGL, Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria, Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria, Carers Victoria, Public Libraries Victoria Network, Telstra, Transdev Melbourne and the Transport Accident Commission in signing the Age-Friendly Victoria Declaration: Statement of Support and Partner Endorsement visit Seniors Online and download the Statement now.  You can sign it, take a photo and join the Seniors Online Age-Friendly Wall of Commitments!

Show your commitment to creating liveable communities for older Victorians.

#agefriendlyvictoria #wecommit #agefriendlyvicwall

www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au

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