Outdoor spaces and buildings
- Public buildings including recreation centres, community hubs, leisure centres and libraries
- Outdoor spaces including parks, reserves and beaches
Ensuring these are accessible and safe with relevant seating, lifts, railings and lighting are all things that help make an Age Friendly Stirling.
- Advocating for public transport in areas where lacking
- Ensuring transport service providers can operate
- Providing information to the community about transport options.
- Advocating for more affordable housing options
- Age Friendly considerations in planning and land use
- Providing information to the public on key housing service providers such as the Housing Authority.
This includes programs and activities that encourage social connections, for example:
- Seniors clubs, Crafternoons, walking groups, boardgames, recreational clubs, libraries, community events and a wide range of programs.
Respect and social inclusion
- Intergenerational programs that encourage all ages to connect board games
- Volunteer services
- Celebrations of achievements from seniors such as seniors week activities.
Civic participation and employment
- Providing a range of volunteering opportunities, involving seniors in decision making, promoting the benefits of employing older people to local businesses.
Communication and information
- Ensuring that people who don’t have internet access are able to get the information they need. Providing information in alternative formats
- Providing opportunities to learn technology through programs such as Be Connected.
Community support and health services
- Stirling Community Care to ensure that Stirling residents have access to health and community support services to continue to remain independent
- Providing information about community support and health services in the area to the public.
Your feedback will help us ensure our new Age-Friendly Strategy is aligned with community aspirations and needs.
Yes - all responses are de-identified.
No - we welcome feedback from all of community.
Age-Friendly communities benefit everyone. Ageing is a universal experience we all have connection to: it might be ourselves, parents, friends, family or neighbours.