Welcome to the Age-Friendly Municipalities website! Designed to meet the needs of both seniors and municipalities, this site aims to keep you informed of the progress of the AFM projects in Quebec and to guide and support you in your efforts to improve the quality of life of seniors.
Whether you are an elected official, a project manager, from the municipal sector, from community groups, or just interested in the project, you will find here all the documentation required to ensure the success of an AFM approach.
We invite you to visit our website regularly and to give us your comments. Do not hesitate to share with us your ideas and success stories. As the saying goes: "Alone it goes faster, together it goes further". Enjoy your visit!
You would like to be part of the AFM approach or to learn more about this subject? See the AFM Practical Guide, an illustrated and useful tool that will help you to achieve each step of this approach.
«I came to Manchester to examine the city’s revolutionary work as the first city in the United Kingdom to join the WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in 2010. WHO's program is the first major global policy response to the rise in worldwide life expectancy and aging in cities. »
«Too many urban spaces are daunting to older people. But Lyon and Manchester show that they needn’t be. Stand at the traffic lights on a major street in any city.»