Welcome to Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative

Welcome to the Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative website which is our network for the communities that are part of the Age-Friendly Initiative. Here you will find information about the participating regions and the communities within them. Feel free to select your geographical region, view the information listed and participate in the conversations, using the features built into this website. As well, browse our other website sections for general information about the Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative, its news or contact us with questions or comments.

Welcome to the Age-Friendly communities Web site!

Launched in March 2011, the Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative Web site is an online, one-stop resource centre that will provide Age-friendly communities with information, discussions, resources, and identify key persons to assist communities in becoming more age-friendly.



Age-friendly information available on the Web site

  • Under the Resources tab, download age-friendly reports and guides, find links on other age-friendly projects, locate information specific for communities and organizations.
  • Under the Communities tab, download and adopt age-friendly committee resources, read individual community consultation reports and profiles, find age-friendly related news, and look at the community's age-friendly photo gallery.
  • Under the Media tab, find news related articles on the Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative and watch age-friendly videos.


NEW: Age-Friendly Milestones application

The Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat is happy to inform you that applications for the Age-Friendly Milestones Recognition Program will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Please see application form and letter for further information on how to apply.


View full details on the application invitation


Review Age-Friendly milestones document




Age-Friendly Community Connecting Day summaries now online

If you were unable to attend the Age-Friendly Community Connecting Day held in Winkler, Manitoba for Age-Friendly communities of the Central District; Steinbach, Manitoba for the Age-Friendly communities of the Eastern District; and in Gimli, Manitoba for the Interlake District Age-Friendly communities, you can view the information online. Visit the Guides and Reports section of the Web site to read the summaries. 




Speak to a resource team member


If you are interested in accessing resources, holding a community consultation, promoting age-friendly, or speaking with a resource team member, all communication can be sent by email to resourceteam@agefriendlymanitoba.ca or call (204) 945-6565 (toll-free: 1-800-665-6565).



The Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative supports seniors in leading active, socially engaged, independent lives that contribute to healthy aging. Visit the “About AFMI” tab to learn more about the Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative.