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Aging in Place Committee

This committee was established in 2009.

It is made up of one CHF Canada board member and five members appointed by CHF Canada’s Board for two-year terms.

The mandate of CHF Canada’s Aging in Place Committee is to:

  • develop a unified picture of seniors’ issues in housing co-ops
  • promote to all levels of government the need for housing co-ops to offer low-cost housing to seniors when operating agreements end
  • develop tools that assist new housing co-op design, using the principles of universal design or visitability
  • create guidelines and information for housing co-ops to help them adapt to the changing needs of their members as they age in place
  • gather and promote information on community support and referral services for seniors so they can remain in their co-op homes, and
  • document best practices on aging in place.

For more information about the committee, please see its terms of reference.