Nominate age-friendly individuals, businesses for award

Deadline for nominations is Sept. 30 County will host a ceremony in late slide to realize all award recipients

Information Release
The County of Simcoe is accepting Age-Friendly Business enterprise Recognition Awards purposes and the Age-Pleasant Unique Recognition and Achievement Award nominations right until Sept. 30, 2023.

These awards identify companies that have taken action to turn into a lot more available to seniors and people today who have shown an outstanding commitment to producing age-pleasant communities. 

This yr, the County will host a ceremony in late tumble to acknowledge all award recipients. 

Age-helpful Business enterprise Recognition Awards: 
All companies, from banks to pharmacies, are encouraged to take part in the Age-Welcoming Company Recognition software. Companies can assess their age-friendliness using our Self-Assessment Checklist in the business/firm guide. Individuals searching to enhance their score can take edge of in-individual and on line County companies and sources. 

The Age-Welcoming Enterprise Recognition Awards reflect the importance of adapting to the raise in seniors within just Simcoe County and the County’s motivation to recognizing businesses that choose motion. Firms that have designed progress to enhance solutions for seniors within Simcoe County (which includes the divided cities of Barrie and Orillia) are invited to submit an Age-helpful Business Recognition Application Form, to be reviewed by a sub-committee. 

The Age-Pleasant Business Recognition Award winners will be recognized through a County push release, social media and on the County internet site. They will also receive a certificate, decal for their door and prizes for their workers, such as a $50 Tim Horton’s Present Card. 

Age-Welcoming Particular person Recognition and Achievement Awards: 
The Age-Friendly Person Recognition and Accomplishment Awards figure out an Age-Pleasant Winner and an more mature grownup who display excellent motivation to producing Age-Helpful communities and enriching the life of seniors in their neighborhood(s). Individuals are invited to submit a nomination type that will be reviewed by a sub-committee. Take a look at the Awards web page for far more details. 

The Age-Pleasant Person Recognition and Accomplishment Award winners will get recognition by way of a County press launch, social media and on the County web site. They will also obtain a framed award certification. 

“The County is grateful to the thousands of companies and folks that keep on to assist seniors in our communities. The County’s Age-pleasant Program is a person way that we can recognize individuals people and organizations that go out of their way to make lifestyle easier for our senior people,” said County of Simcoe Warden Basil Clarke. 

“Seniors make up a expanding proportion of our inhabitants in Simcoe County,” added Jane Sinclair, Basic Manger, Wellness and Emergency Services, Simcoe County. “By means of our Age-friendly Small business and Age-helpful Unique Recognition courses, we are aiding organizations with helpful info and sources on how they can much better serve individuals as they age, as properly as recognizing the efforts of providers and men and women that have now taken action to help our more mature adults.”

The Age-Welcoming Group Method was established in 2016 to improve consciousness of the County’s ageing inhabitants and assist companies and businesses consider their environment and assistance delivery. The County proceeds to offer sources and assessment resources to aid corporations carry out age-friendly targets and tactics and adapt to our getting old population. For a lot more details on our Age-Friendly Group software and the Company Tutorial and Recognition Awards, pay a visit to, electronic mail [email protected] or phone 705-726-9300, ext. 3127.