Triple A Senior Housing Summit Programme

ACTING NOW: Housing For Our Aging Population

 

DAY 1 –Thursday, September 25, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

8:30   Registration and Exhibits

9:00   Welcome and Introductions

9:15    Opening Remarks – Triple A Senior Housing

9:25   “Age-Friendly Community and Housing for Older Adults” Noha Sedky, CitySpaces Consulting

10:00  COFFEE BREAK

Each of the following panels will include an overview of the Langley Senior Housing Survey results, followed by a Q & A period and dialogue for
proposed recommendations.

Facilitator: Deirdre Goudriaan, Team Play Consulting

10:15   AFFORDABLE HOUSING PANEL

Debra Yip, Corporate Representative, Affordable Housing Centre, Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation

Naomi Brunemeyer , Director, Regional Development, BC Housing Corporation, Lower Mainland

Simon Davie, Chief Operating Officer, Terra Housing Consultants

12:05   LUNCHEON BUFFET

1:00    ACCESSIBLE/ADAPTABLE HOUSING PANEL

Rebekah Mahaffey, Social Planner,City of Burnaby

Shawn Bouchard, Greater Vancouver Home BuildersAssociation; Vice-President, Quadra Homes

Mark Perry, SAFERHome Standards Society; Executive Director, Englewood Courtyard Management Ltd.

2:35    HYDRATION/STRETCH BREAK

2:45    “Senior Housing Partnerships” Lorraine Copas, Executive Director, Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC)

3:10     WRAP UP and preview of tomorrow’s programme

3:30     End of Day 1

 

DAY 2 – Friday, September 26, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

8:30     Check-in, Late Registrations, Exhibits

8:55     Welcome and Introductions

9:00     APPROPRIATE HOUSING PANEL: OTHER TENURE OPTIONS

Life Lease – Kate Mancer, Terra Lumina Life Lease Inc.

Manufactured Home Parks – Triple A Members & Guests.

10:20   COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS

10:40   “GETTING IT DONE: INSPIRING STORIES OF COMMUNITY  COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIPS FOR SENIOR HOUSING”

Lynnhaven Society, Abbotsford – Leona Watts, Executive Director

Harmony Housing, Abbotsford – Eric Van Maren, Developer, Van Maren Group, Chilliwack

Kiwanis Towers, Richmond, Dena Kae Beno, Affordable Housing Coordinator, City of Richmond

12:35   WRAP and CLOSING: NEXT STEPS

1:00    End of Day 2