The Age-friendly Alberta Recognition Award acknowledges communities who have taken steps to become more age-friendly. Recipients will receive:

“Age-friendly” is the idea of making structures and services more accessible and inclusive for seniors with varying needs and capacities. For example, improving lighting in public parks or developing alternative transportation services.

Age-friendly practices help strengthen communities, improve businesses and make life better for all Albertans.


All Alberta communities are encouraged to take steps towards becoming more age-friendly and to apply for recognition for your initiative.

How to apply

Step 1: Establish an age-friendly initiative for your community

Read and follow the 4 steps for creating an age-friendly initiative.

Step 2: Complete the application package

Fill out the Age-Friendly Alberta Recognition application form (PDF, 43 KB)

Attach or provide links to these required supporting materials:

  • committee terms of reference
  • Council/Board resolution
  • needs assessment
  • action plan

Step 3: Submit the completed application

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Mail or email the nomination package to:

Age-Friendly Alberta Recognition Program
PO Box 1360, Station Main
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 2N3

Email: [email protected]

After you apply

Department representatives will contact you following a review of your application.

Recognized communities


Connect with Seniors Strategies and Program Support:

Email: [email protected]

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