Age-friendly business

senior couple relaxing after shopping

Older people represent a large market segment that is also likely to reward businesses which meet their needs by becoming repeat customers. Improving access and service in a way which meets their unique needs benefits both customer and business. 

Age Friendly Business - the numbers add up

Age-Friendly-Business-Population.png 40% of City of Unley's total population is above 50 years of age.

Age-Friendly-Business-Income.png The majority of disposable income is held by those over 60 years of age.

Age-Friendly-Business-State.png South Australian population is ageing faster than any other mainland state.

Age-Friendly-Business-Shop.png Older people are more likely to shop locally.

How to be involved as a business owner?

Join the City of Unley’s Age Friendly Business to improve the customer experience of your older customers. Our leaflet and Age Friendly Business Checklist(PDF, 1MB) can assist you to understand the needs of older patrons and the benefits of implementing age friendly improvements to business premises and services. Businesses that commit to the program can be recognised and promoted and receive an ‘Age Friendly Trader’ sticker which they can display in their shop windows with pride. 

How to be involved as a customer?

Older people are more likely to choose to visit local shops, rather than travelling further afield or shopping online so support local business that display our ‘Age Friendly Trader’ sticker and let us know if you have had excellent services in a business so that we can invite them to join the scheme.