Resource Webinar 8

 Innovation to Create Communities & Housing for Health & Wellbeing

Goals of the Webinar

  • To explore implications of the recent National Institute on Aging report defines ageing in the right place as “the process of enabling healthy aging in the most appropriate setting based on an older person’s personal preferences, circumstances and care needs” (Aging in the Right Place,
  • To learn from leaders in Alberta about the potential to realize Alberta’s vision for healthy aging and quality of life which sets out a challenge to create communities and housing for health and wellbeing.
  • To provide input about priorities for change

Speakers and Speaker Slides

  • Dr. Karen Lee, Director Housing for Health, & Assoc. Professor, Division of Preventive Medicine, U of A: Author, Fit Cities. “Anchoring our Future: Communities & Housing for Health, with their new Healthy Community Guidelines: Designing Living Environments for Health & Wellbeing”

  • John Mungham, former Coordinator, Age Friendly Calgary; champion of MOSAIC co-housing project. “ Independent Living: Co-Housing—An Innovative Community Approach to Living Well in Community
  • Linda Revell, CEO, Connecting Care. “ Independent/Congregate Living-Three Robins in rural Alta
  • Candace Christenson, Chief Clinical Officer, Good Samaritan Society, Alberta & BC.Small Homes as an Option for Living Well”
  • Lorne Robertson, Chief Development Officer, Silvera for Seniors, Calgary. “Integrating Housing and Community-Based Services (360 Living Models)”