Housing Options for Older Adults in Ottawa

Housing options for older adults with moderate incomes will be outlined and discussed using the Council on Aging Housing Guide, checklist, and resource list. Come with your questions and ready to learn more about what’s available in our community. The speaker will be a representative of the Council on Aging of Ottawa’s Age-Friendly Housing Committee....

Universal Home Design

Universal design is how spaces made for the 30 year-old, fully able-bodied you, become spaces for you (or anyone!) at any age or level of ability. Your home should be a place where you feel safe and comfortable. What if, over time, it gets harder to live in your home? Are stairs and bathtubs becoming...

Abbeyfield Concept of Shared Living

JP Melville, Director of Abbeyfield Canada, will discuss the Abbeyfield concept of shared living and the status of Abbeyfield housing model. He will share the evolving nature of the Abbeyfield concept. You will meet someone from a local Abbeyfield residence in Ottawa and hear about a day in the life of a fully operational household....