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The Importance of Home, Community & Care as We Age

  • Kerby Centre 1133 – 7 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB, T2P 1B2 Canada (map)


  • 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


  • 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


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


Register at (preferred but not required).

THURS, FEB 8, 2018

6:30 – 8:00 PM

Kerby Centre, 1133 – 7 Avenue SW

Free parking available at Kerby Centre

Earlier Event: February 7
Memory Cafe