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Governing Statements


Healthy aging for all in a connected and caring community.


The Peel Council on Aging will advance positive aging by promoting the health, well-being and social participation of Peel older adults and by influencing attitudes, policies and programs to include the voices of older persons.


  • serve as a cross sectoral collective of community members and groups who come together to drive collective impact in alignment with regional priorities related to healthy aging and older adults
  • provide leadership, foster community connections, and lend support across senior sector organizations
  • build capacity by supporting organizations whose primary role it is to deliver programs
  • support equity seeking groups with respect to healthy aging
  • optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of system navigation and service delivery in the region
  • influence decision-makers and contribute to policy development as related to healthy aging
  • support age-friendly communities and promote healthy aging
  • build awareness about the importance of a connected and caring community

Values and Guiding Principles

  • Collaboration – We will engage cross sectoral stakeholders to create synergies and align Peel Council on Aging projects with existing plans.
  • Diversity – We respect each person has unique needs and we will foster community engagement by including the many voices of Peel older adults.
  • Respect – We will act with integrity and with ethical responsibility.

PCoA Terms of Reference