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Waterloo recognizes a senior of the year


The Ontario Senior of the Year Award gives each municipality in Ontario the opportunity to honour one local senior who has made outstanding contributions to their community after the age of 65 years old. The City of Waterloo and its age-friendly multi-agency committee have been selecting and presenting this award to an outstanding senior community member once each year during seniors month since 2013.


Key facts

Main target group: Older people in general

Other target group(s): Older people who have made a significant contribution to their community.

Sector(s): Information and communication

Desired outcome for older people:

Other issues the Age-friendly practice aims to address:
  • Ageism
  • Inclusion
  • Participation

Contact details

Name: Arlene Groh

Email address:

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