The Future of Seniors CareRecent News 

Collaborative Aging Co-led the Central LHIN Dementia Planning Report in June 2018.  For the report and an update on achievements:

LET”S TALK –– Toronto Council on Aging Civic Engagement Series – May 7 2019  – Presentation by Sue Lantz on the “Making Connections” Project

TVO Agenda with Steve Paiken – A recent television interview about the “Future of Seniors Care”


Our blog article about aging boomers considering collaborative models of living and aging in place

Seniors who own a home, are matched to university students who are seeking to rent a room, through the “Home Share Toronto Pilot Project“, a collaborative project of the City of Toronto’s Seniors Strategy 2.0 and NICE Network, with seed funding from the Ontario government.

Four women in Port Perry, Ontario who decided to co-purchase and share a home to lower their costs while improving their quality of life

Our blog article showcasing the benefits of living in a co-housing community as we age…

An example of a terrific inter-generational program called “Bridging the Gap” that matches high school students with seniors to create their life stories while also building social connections and relationships too!

Some of our Talks or Reports 

Caregiver Support Framework: A Planning tool designed for use by healthcare providers, in working with informal caregivers, to provide better supports Caregiver_Support_Framework_May_2018

Report to the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) on Aging in Place and Home Renovations/Modifications HMC Report CHBA 2018FINAL

Presentation – Envisioning Aging in Place – National Institute on Aging Conference – 2017 Sue-Lantz

Diversity in Action Toolkit – A Resource of Practices for Residential Settings for Seniors

A Few of our Favourite Books

Healthcare Planning and Caregiving

  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, by Atul Guwande, 2014
  • Take Good Care: Finding Your Joy in Compassionate Caregiving, by Cynthia Orange, 2017
  • The Good Caregiver:  A One-of -a-Kind Compassionate Resource for Anyone Caring for a Aging Loved One, by Robert L.Kane with Jaannine Ouelette, 2011
  • When Someone You Know has Dementia, by June Andrews, May 2016
  • The Patient Will See you Now:  The Future of Medicine is in Your Hands,  by Eric Topol, 2015

 Co-Housing, Pocket Neighborhoods and Accessible Home Design 

  • Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World,  By Ross Chapin, 2011
  • The Accessible Home: Designing for All Ages and Abilities, by Deborah Peirce, 2012
  • The Senior Cohousing Handbook: A Community Approach to Independent Living. Second Edition. by Charles Durrett, 2009
  • Reinventing Community, Stories from the Walkways of Co-Housing, Edited By David Wann, 2005