Older Adult Strategy for Waterloo-Wellington reports available online

June 3, 2019

To help celebrate Seniors’ Month, the RIA is pleased to announce that key documents for the Waterloo-Wellington Older Adult Strategy have been posted on our website.

Now available for download, or viewing online, are Strategic Pillars, Propositional Statements and Key Enablers and A Framework for the Older Adult Strategy for Waterloo-Wellington. Also posted are shorter summary documents that highlight what the reports contain.

Seeing the need to reorient, better align and deepen the integration of care, services and supports for people as they age in our region, the Waterloo-Wellington Local Health Integration Network commissioned the RIA in February, 2018 to lead the development of the Waterloo-Wellington Older Adult Strategy.

These reports are the framework for the Strategy and the outcome of work which was guided by an advisory committee and informed by the experiences, perspectives and voices of citizens residing within Waterloo and Wellington — including older adults themselves, their families and their caregivers.

The strategy is expected to resonate broadly and serve as a basis for health system transformation and improvement across the region. It is a guide for local health system leaders to help best meet the evolving needs of all older adults in Waterloo Wellington over the next 10 years.

 

For more information about the Waterloo-Wellington Older Adult Strategy contact:

Josie d’Avernas
Executive Director
Research Institute for Aging
519-904-0660 x 4102
josie.davernas@uwaterloo.ca

or

Jane McKinnon Wilson, Waterloo Wellington Geriatric Systems Coordinator
Older Adult Strategy Implementation Lead
CMHA Waterloo Wellington
519-821-8089 x 2033
jmckinnon@cmhaww.ca

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