Welcome to Canadian Senior Cohousing

Imagine an innovative elder culture that approaches looming issues in sustainability and health care in an entirely new way. Our aim is to provide the mutual support  to flourish, living in an optimal range of human functioning for the rest of our lives. Canadian Senior Cohousing combines the well-established international model of senior cohousing with new ideas for active aging here in Canada.

In 2014 and 2105, these 3 articles appeared in Communities Magazine. Click here for the 2014 piece, and here for the 2015 articles.

“All Points West” on CBC radio featured Canadian Senior Cohousing on 23 May 2013. Click here to listen.

An earlier feature on us aired on CBC radio on 26 Jan. 2012.  Click here to listen.

Click here to read what The Globe and Mail wrote about us 1 June 2012.

Senior Living Magazine featured cohousing communities planned for Victoria and Sooke BC in Feb 2013

The Sooke News Mirror wrote about Harbourside and Royal Roads University’s course on March 6, 2013.

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CMHC web forum on Affordable Cohousing

On March 25, 2015, CMHC’s Affordable Housing National Web Forum featured Margaret Critchlow and Shelley Raymond.

Here is the link to the session’s recording: http://cmhc-schl.adobeconnect.com/p6szdfdc1r7/

To view:

– Click the link
– Let the Adobe Connect Pro program load
– Let the recording load
– Make sure your computer’s speakers are on and that the volume is not muted.

2) Below are the presentations from each speaker, and their contact information:

Margaret Critchlow –  slides:  Margaret Critchlow – Cohousing Email: seniorcohousing@gmail.com
Shelley Raymond – slides: Shelley Raymond – Co-housing Email: info@solterraco-housing.com

Please visit CMHC’s web site for updates regarding future sessions (www.cmhc.ca/ahc), information regarding theApril session will be available soon.

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