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June 2009

Planning for Age-Friendly Communities A Call to Action

OPPI calls upon planners and other stakeholders to effectively respond to the challenges of planning for an aging population.

The face of Canada is quickly becoming remarkably older than the post war community composition for which many of our communities continue to be planned and built. While this trend has been forecasted by demographers for many years, there are important aspects of this grey Tsunami that warrant particular consideration in planning for healthy, age-friendly communities today and over the next decades.

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