RADF Investment: $725,000
Other Investment: $1.6M
Total Investment: $2.3M
Project Period: December 2011 - December 2013
The Aging in Rural Community project is a community-driven initiative aimed at engaging rural seniors and their communities in designing and implementing their own social innovation solutions for an aging rural population to ultimately allow seniors to stay in their communities longer. Moving seniors programming to a community level will bring seniors in as equal decision-makers, co-creators and investors in developing rural aging solutions based on the local needs and priorities of rural communities.
Expected Outcomes & Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: