City of North Vancouver Senior Action Table

Hosted by: Silver Harbour Centre

Meets: 4th Thursday of the month at 1:30 pm, North Vancouver City Library – 2nd floor Boardroom


1. Age-friendly Lower Lonsdale

Goal: To improve age-friendliness of businesses in the Lonsdale corridor.


• Created age-friendly checklist and letter to businesses
• Indentified 12 target businesses and assigned SAT members to make the approach
• Awaiting the completion of design and production of age-friendly business logos

2. Mobile Seniors One Stop (partnership with NSCRS Seniors One Stop)

Goal: Take seniors’ information out to community locations, e.g. Farmer’s market, public squares, community days. Pilot scheduled to run over the summer/early fall months of 2013.


•Pilot at the Seniors Picnic on June 27th in West Vancouver
•Banner, new brochures and SAT fact sheets ready. Applied to Kiwanis West Vancouver to purchase mobile suitcase & other equipment

3. Transportation & Parking in the Lonsdale Corridor


1. Goal: Advocating for changes to parking around LGH, i.e. Reduced or free parking for people attending for multiple treatments/visits; parking system that allows you to pay after for time used
Status: Developing plan to piggyback on larger Metro Vancouver initiative

2. Goal: Improving seniors safety on buses including design changes, driver training and educating seniors about Travel Smart

Status: TransLink attending Seniors’ picnic, distributing materials via mobile Seniors One Stop