Making Life Better Together

Age-friendly Belfast

Age-friendly Belfast

Age-friendly Belfast An Age-friendly City is defined as an inclusive and accessible urban environment that promotes active ageing and in 2014 Belfast became part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities.

Our vision                      

‘Belfast will be a city where older people live life to the full’

Our key themes

  • Age-friendly Image – creating a positive view of ageing
  • Age-friendly Lives – reducing life inequalities and isolation
  • Age-friendly Neighbourhoods – creating friendly places to live

We would encourage everyone, of whatever age, in Belfast to work with us on this plan | Age-friendly Belfast Plan April 2014 – 2017


Background to the Healthy Ageing Strategic Partnership

The Healthy Ageing Strategic Partnership (HASP)  co-ordinates the delivery of the Age-friendly Belfast Plan 2014-2017. We have submitted a detailed action plan to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

HASP involves the following organisations: