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

From 6:30pm – 8:00pm on February 8, West Campus Development Trust will co-host Let’s Talk About Age-Friendly Innovation; The Importance of Home, Community & Care As We Age at the Kerby Centre.

They will 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


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

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


You should attend this event if you are:

  • Seniors looking to educate themselves with insight for better aging 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


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