We're all growing up and growing older. What sort of city do you want to live in as you do?

An Age-friendly Sheffield is a city where everyone can thrive through all stages of their life.

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Age-friendly Sheffield

An Age-friendly Sheffield is an inclusive city. A city that supports people of all ages to live well. A city that values and respects people of all ages. It’s a healthy, well connected, social, prosperous and fun place to live. It's the kind of city that you want to grow older in.

What does it all mean? About Age-friendly How can I help? Get involved Looking for more? Useful resources & learning

We are uniting the 8 domains of an age-friendly city with Sheffield's 8 priority areas. Together we are building a city that we can all thrive in as we grow older.

  • WHO Age-friendly Cities and Communities

    Age-friendly Cities and Communities is a World Health Organisation (WHO) initiative launched in 2006. The initiative aims to drive local cities and communities to foster and support active and healthy ageing. The...

  • What does it mean for Sheffield?

    In 2019, in partnership with Sheffield City Council, we led the successful application for Sheffield to be part of the WHO’s global age-friendly network. Since then, we have partnered with organisations and individuals across the city, paving the way...

  • 100 Sheffield Voices

    As we come out of the pandemic, Age-friendly Sheffield offers a unique opportunity to rethink how citizens and communities play an active role in what Sheffield needs to best...