Leamington Seeking Citizens For Newly Established Seniors’ Advisory Committee

Thursday March 12th, 2020

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Leamington is looking for interested citizens to serve on its newly created Seniors’ Advisory Committee.

The Seniors’ Advisory Committee is an advisory committee that will consult with residents about issues affecting seniors, provide opportunities for seniors to engage with and help address local concerns and provide a forum for Leamington seniors to exchange information about current issues and emerging concerns.

They will work to improve awareness of services available to seniors in Leamington and area and form partnerships in the community to educate, inform and improve quality of life for seniors, define what an “Age-Friendly Community” looks like in the local context, identify barriers to access by seniors in municipal programs and make suggestions for improvement and develop and bring forward recommendations to Council on how to make Leamington a more age-friendly community, relating to matters within the Municipality’s jurisdiction.

The Seniors’ Advisory Committee will be composed of four Leamington residents/ratepayers ans community stakeholders /representatives from an organization that services seniors in the Municipality, such as retirement/long term care facility, residential homes or senior’s apartment complexes (maximum two members)

A full copy of the Committee’s Terms of Reference is available on the Municipality’s website www.leamington.ca/committees. Application forms are available on the Municipality’s website www.leamington.ca/committees or at the Leamington Municipal Building located at 111 Erie Street North, Leamington.

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