Idea Igniters: Aging in place. What are the possibilities in Calgary?

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Crowfoot Library


So many of us face the challenge of safe, supportive housing for our loved ones and ourselves as we age. On February 9, please join the University of Calgary and Calgary Public Library for a public discussion on the future of healthy aging in Calgary.

John Brown, professor with the Faculty of Environmental Design and lead on the Age-in-Place Laneway Housing Project will share his research and answer your questions on how we can continue to live well in a home environment as we age.

Thursday, February 9
Doors: 6 p.m. | Showcases: 6 – 6:30 p.m. | Discussion: 6:30 p.m.
Crowfoot Library | 8665 Nose Hill Drive NW

Free public event


John Brown, PhD, Presenter
John Brown is the Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Architecture in the Faculty of Environmental Design. Professor Brown is also an award-winning architect and recognized authority on housing and residential practice. He recently completed his PhD through the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia to develop new and more relevant ways to design and build houses for an aging population.

Rahim Sajan, Moderator
Rahim Sajan is an educator, social entrepreneur and curator. He is a teacher in the Calgary Board of Education, is a University of Calgary senator and alumnus, and is the curator and co-founder of TEDxCalgary. He is also the founder of the Resourceful Human Project and an adviser for the Cumming School of Medicine Dean’s Talks.

Click here to register to attend.