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RECORDING - Age-Friendly Housing Series Session 2: Late Life Homelessness and Affordable Housing

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You can find the session recordingĀ HERE.Ā 

Please find the slide deck shared during the event attached.Ā 

TheĀ CORE Age-Friendly GroupĀ hosted their second session in theĀ Age-Friendly Housing Series on March 23, 2022!Ā This session provided participants with a picture of what homelessness for seniors look like, how their experience is different from non-seniors and information on work being done to address homelessness among seniors.Ā ParticipantsĀ also learned what living well in community means from a housing perspective, some of the challenges and opportunities and what role community partners can play in supporting affordable housing for seniors.Ā 

Connect with our guest speakers:

  • Emma Wallace Project Manager, Rural Development Network, emmaw@ruraldevelopment.ca
  • Linda Bernicki, Director, Rural Development Network,Ā lindab@ruraldevelopment.ca
  • Irene Martin-Lindsay, Executive Director, Alberta Seniors & Community Housing Association,Ā irene@ascha.com

Many thanks to our session moderator:Ā 

  • Sandy Wacker, Community Support and Age-Friendly Facilitator for the Town of Innisfail and member of the Alberta Age-Friendly Community Practice

Additional resources shared during the session:Ā 

  • City of Edmonton Recover Group and their work on a Wellbeing Framework: https://www.urbanwellnessedmonton.com/soulful-city

About the host:Ā Age-friendly communities promote healthy and active aging. TheĀ CORE Age-Friendly GroupsĀ share information, resources and promising practices for creating age-friendly environments andĀ help communities that are pursuing age-friendliness to connect and support each other.

About the series:Ā This event is part ofĀ the CORE Age-Friendly Housing Series. Learn more about the seriesĀ here.Ā 

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    Mar 23, 2022

  • Subject Area
    • Housing
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Safety, Security, Finances, & Personal Planning
    • Social Connectedness / Social Isolation
    • Information, Referral, & Advocacy
  • Audience
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Government
    • Health Authorities
    • Funders
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Academics
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