Councillor Josh Matlow

Seniors

15 11, 2016

Toronto Seniors Strategy: Older Torontonians, Caregivers and Community Agencies Serving Seniors… We Want to Hear From You!

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Over the next two decades the number of seniors in Toronto will more than double. To prepare for this, the City adopted its first age-friendly plan – the Toronto Seniors Strategy – in 2013. With 86 of the original 91 recommendations now implemented, the City is working with the older Torontonians, caregivers, agencies and other [...]

15 07, 2016

Working Together to Address Seniors Issues at All Levels of Government

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As Toronto's Seniors Advocate, I met with Ontario's (now former) Minister Responsible for Seniors Affairs, Mario Sergio, to discuss a wide array of priorities to Toronto's seniors. At this meeting, we also agreed to organize a Seniors Summit to celebrate the proclamation of Seniors Month, the achievements of the Ontario Seniors Strategy and Toronto Seniors Strategy so [...]

17 06, 2016

REMINDER: The Toronto Seniors Summit is Tomorrow!

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June is Seniors' Month and I am delighted to invite you to join me, as Toronto's Seniors Advocate, at the Toronto Seniors Summit! Date: Saturday, June 18 Time: 10am – 2pm Location: City Hall, Council Chamber & Members Lounge The event will be a half-day summit for provincial, municipal and community partners, including: an overview of seniors [...]

10 06, 2016

Toronto Seniors Summit

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As Toronto's Seniors Advocate, I recently met with Ontario's Minister Responsible for Seniors, Mario Sergio, to discuss a wide array of priorities to Toronto's seniors. At this meeting, we also agreed to organize a Seniors Summit to celebrate the achievements of the Ontario and Toronto Seniors Strategies so far and discuss next steps to continue [...]

10 06, 2016

Toronto Attains Global Age-Friendly City Status!

2018-07-06T15:05:09+00:00Tags: , |

During my first year as our city councillor, I initiated the City of Toronto’s Seniors Strategy: a proactive, holistic and inclusive initiative that seeks to create a truly accessible, respectful and age-friendly Toronto.   Since its inception two years ago, 86 of the 91 recommendations have been either partially or fully implemented, including the provision of seniors’-centred [...]

5 04, 2016

Ontario Extending Funding to Paramedicine Programs for Seniors!

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As Toronto's Seniors Advocate, I recently met with Ontario's Minister Responsible for Seniors, Mario Sergio, to discuss a wide array of priorities to Toronto's seniors including the import and convenience of these programs to many seniors and how these programs can contribute to lessening demand on 911, hospital waiting rooms and emergency services. Please read [...]

22 02, 2016

WHO Global Age-Friendly Cities Announcement and National Institute on Aging Launch

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TED ROGERS SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AT RYERSON UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING Institute to focus on practical, actionable insight and innovation related to both the financial and health aspects of successful aging TORONTO, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 --- Canada is aging faster than ever before and in the next two decades the number of [...]

6 11, 2015

Age-Friendly Town Hall Meeting

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During my first year as our city councillor, I initiated the City of Toronto’s Seniors’ Strategy: a proactive, holistic and inclusive initiative that seeks to create a truly accessible, respectful and age-friendly Toronto. Now, I'm delighted to host an upcoming Age Friendly Town Hall along with the Toronto Council on Aging (TCA) to develop this important initiative further. [...]

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