Healthy Living

Citizens are living longer, healthier lives. Healthy Living and age-friendly planning aims to ensure people of all ages and abilities have opportunities to thrive in the City of Brantford.

Healthy Aging: The City of Brantford's Age-Friendly Plan outlines a roadmap to build an age-friendly community. The strategy included an audit of the City's Age-friendly policies and programs and identified best practices with input from older adults, caregivers, community agencies and municipal staff. As a result of the Age-Friendly planning process and significant milestones our community has achieved, the City of Brantford as internationally recognized by the World Health Organization as an Age-Friendly community. Additionally, the Ministry of Seniors Affairs recognized the City with the Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award.

Senior’s Toolkit

The Senior's Toolkit, A Practical Handbook for Seniors provides information about various agencies and service providers that help senior residents in the City of Brantford and County of Brant. 

Let's Stand Strong

Falls are the leading cause of injury in older adults and can threaten independence. This session will highlight ten tips for preventing falls, both in and out of the home.​

Let's Cook Healthy

Cooking at home is important to stay healthy as we age. When you are alone, it can sometimes be hard to stay motivated about cooking meals. Join the Grand River Community Health Centre’s dietitian, Alle Choi, for a discussion on healthy eating for older adults: what nutrients to focus on, and tips and ideas on how to cook tasty meals for one or two!​