The province has released an 18-month progress report on its aging population action plan.
The plan, called on SHIFT: Nova Scotia’s Action Plan for an Aging Population, was released in March 2017.
There were more than 50 recommended actions within the report, and the province announced it was investing $13.6 million over three years to implement the plan.
Actions included programs and supports to help seniors connect with their communities, stay physically active and support their social and economic contributions.
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Among the updates include housing programs targeting seniors, home repair programs for low-income homeowners, the passage of The Accessibility Act and the goal to be accessible by 2030, and a virtual reality program for residents of Northwood.
The full progress report on the action plan can be found here.