CNV SAT

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

Priorities:

1. Age-friendly Lower Lonsdale

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

Status:

• 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.

Status:

•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

Priorities:

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