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Positive ageing takes a broad quality-of-life, life-long process approach to ageing, rather than focussing only on older people. It focuses on the challenges and opportunities available as people grow older, taking a whole-of-community and whole-of-life approach to ageing.
Positive ageing seeks the continuing inclusion of people in the broad spectrum of mainstream community life as they age, seeing older people as positive contributors and assets in the community.
Active ageing is a life-long process that facilitates people reaching their physical, social and mental health and wellbeing potential throughout the course of their lives. It also includes participating in society, having access to appropriate care, safety and security when and if required.
The Positive Ageing Plan sets out the City’s strategies to align itself with a contemporary universal positive ageing age-friendly framework, within the context of an ageing population.
The City's Positive Ageing Plan 2009-2012 addresses key areas including:
- Social Participation
- Respect and Social Inclusion
- Civic Participation and Employment
- Communication and Information
- Community Support and Health Services
- Outdoor Spaces and Buildings
- Transport and
The City of Joondalup is a vibrant community with a broad range of:
Art of Ageing Events
Art of Ageing events promote the principles of holistic positive active ageing.
For further information contact the City on 9400 4315.