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Feb 08, 2018

Age-Friendly Innovation: The Importance of Home, Community & Care as We Age

On Feb 8, from 6:30-8pm, the Trust will co-host Let’s Talk about Age-Friendly Innovation: The Importance of Home, Community & Care as We Age at the Kerby Centre.

 

WHAT WE’LL COVER:

  • Solutions for keeping older adults active and independent in their homes
  • Supporting the safety, comfort and dignity of older adults
  • Rethinking homes, communities and healthcare for aging populations

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Seniors looking to educate themselves with insights for better aging in place in Calgary
  • Developers and homebuilders– those who have an interest to meet housing needs for seniors
  • Health care professionals who work with seniors
  • Urban designers who are looking to incorporate age-conscious features into their work

PANELISTS

A diverse group of local leaders who are respectively working to meet the needs of a growing population of seniors:

  • John Brown – Interim Dean, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary
  • Mike Conroy – President & CEO, The Brenda Strafford Foundation
  • James Robertson – President & CEO, West Campus Development Trust
  • MaryJane Shankel, MD – Care of Elderly Physician, AHS – Calgary Zone
  • Luanne Whitmarsh – CEO, Kerby Centre

Free parking available.

Date: Feb 08, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Kerby Centre
1133 – 7 Avenue SW
RSVP: info@wcdt.ca