Many people are impacted by a lack of appropriate seating when out and about. We can encourage older people to visit their local shops and restaurants by educating business owners on age friendly changes they can make – such as seating. The “take-a-seat” project rewards businesses who have undergone a short audit process by providing a portable Australian-made chair for their senior customers. Age Friendly Illawarra partnered with local Men’s Sheds to assemble these chairs. Let us know if you’d like one in your shop.
Other features of an age-friendly business include:
Find out how you can get a chair in your establishment.
Download our ‘Age Friendly Establishments Checklist‘