Project Experience

Age-Friendly Community Planning

In 2008, CMHC advised that Canadian communities are generally not prepared for an aging population.

Is your community ready?

Join the growing number of municipalities who are opting for a cost-effective planning process to become certified as an “Age-Friendly Community”. With our “eight to eighty” planning approach, we will help better position your community for solutions to housing, transportation, health, silver economy and social isolation needs.

Presentations

• Age-Friendly Community Planning, Solutions for an Aging Society, Licensed Professional Planners Institute of Nova Scotia, 2017
• Age-Friendly Community Planning, Creating Community-Based Solutions, Northwood, 2017
• Age-Friendly Community Planning, Silver Economy Summit, 2016
• Creating an Age-Friendly Community, Musquodoboit Harbour Chamber of Commerce, 2016
• Creating an Age-Friendly Community, Public Health Agency of Canada Webinar, 2016
• Creating an Age-Friendly Community, Beyond Zoning, NS Planning Directors Conference, 2016
• Healthy Communities Panel, Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference, 2014
• Cost Effective Strategies to Support Aging in Place, NS Seniors Commission AGM, 2014
• Is Halifax Regional Municipality a Healthy Community? Capital Health Public Health Conference, 2013
• Effective Planning and Design for Healthier Communities, Canadian Institute for Health Research Conference, 2013
• Effective Planning and Design for Healthy Communities, Place and Health: Shaping the Built Environment of New Brunswick and PEI, 2012
• Outlining CIP’s Healthy Communities Program, CIP National Conference, 2011
• Healthy Canada By Design, CHET-net Works Fireside Chat Webinar, 2010
• Affordable Housing and Mental Health, Manitoba Professional Planners Conference, 2009

Client

Date

Project/Role(s)

Main Street Community Improvement District, Dartmouth
2017
• Age-Friendly Community Plan
Victoria County Municipality
2017
• Age-Friendly Community Plan
District of Chester Municipality
2016
• Age-Friendly Community Plan
Town of New Glasgow and Municipality of Pictou County
2015
• Age-Friendly Community Plan

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