Aging in place success stories

Municipalities, senior associations and private developers are making innovative changes towards Aging in Place. Learn how these real-life case studies are taking progressive steps in their communities.

  • The Town of Caledon's Universal Design Policy (PDF)

    An article addressing a growing need for accessible housing for seniors in the Town of Caledon, Ontario, through the creation of a universal design policy.

  • A Company Town Grows Up: Deep River (PDF)

    A town built for young workers asks its aging residents for input on their future housing needs.

  • Senior strategy 2.0: Toronto (PDF)

    Explore Toronto’s world renowned Seniors Strategy: Towards an Age-Friendly City. Learn what the city plans to do next in their Senior Strategy 2.0 that directly involves the community.

  • Visitable homes: Winnipeg (PDF)

    Visitable homes includes a few design modifications so that anyone can enter and access the main floor of a home without obstacles. Bridgwater Development has already built hundreds of visitable homes and the Bridgwater neighbourhood is one of the fastest-selling subdivisions in Winnipeg.

  • The infill challenge: Kelowna (PDF)

    Intensification through collaboration – the community has taken an important step towards inclusive designs for everyone to be able to lead active lives in their neighbourhoods.

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