Thunder Bay aims to be an Age Friendly city.

Being Age Friendly recognizes the great diversity among seniors and promotes the inclusion of seniors in all areas of community life.

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Age Friendly is good for Thunder Bay.

Being Age Friendly respects seniors’ decisions, lifestyle choices, anticipates and responds flexibly to aging-related needs and preferences.

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Age Friendly is good for Thunder Bay.

Being Age Friendly respects seniors’ decisions, lifestyle choices, anticipates and responds flexibly to aging-related needs and preferences.

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“Silver can turn to gold if we make a conscious choice both to see – and seize – the huge prospects for innovation. Aging has finally come of age”

Torjman, 2009

Community Services

City Of Thunder Bay Older Adults

Thunder Bay is committed to a high quality of life for people of all ages. We are removing barriers to accessibility, building recreational trails and walking paths, making the city Clean, Green & Beautiful, recognizing citizens of exceptional achievement, enhancing Transit ridership and generally working with residents to make Thunder Bay a great place to live, work and play for people of all ages.

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Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre

Our Mission is to provide quality recreational, educational and social opportunities in a welcoming environment for those 55 plus. Drop in today and and see why we put the PLUS in 55.

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Thunder Bay Meals on Wheels

A non-profit Community Support Program providing “Home-delivered fare beyond compare” (since 1968). The Meals on Wheels Home Support Program provides individualized, full-course meals prepared by Homes dietary staff for people in need of assistance in our community. This service helps individuals maintain independence.

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Thunder Bay Older Adult Recreation

The City of Thunder Bay's Recreation & Culture Division provide recreational and educational opportunities, as well as valuable services to persons aged 55 and better in the City.

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Thunder Bay Senior Services & Long Term Care

Pioneer Ridge is operated by the Municipality of the City of Thunder Bay in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

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Thunder Bay Support Services Programs

The Older Adult Unit's Support Services Program provides Friendly Visiting, Telephone Assurance and Walk-a-Bit services to frail homebound seniors who reside in their own homes/apartments. These services help seniors maintain an independent lifestyle by reducing isolation and loneliness through the support of friendship and socializing.

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