Canadian HomeShare Program: An Intergenerational Answer to Social Isolation
The Canada HomeShare™ is an intergenerational housing solution by the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE). NICE works to match older adult home providers with students to create mutually beneficial living solutions.
This webinar provided an overview of the program’s goal to support aging in place for older adults while providing safe and affordable housing solutions for post-secondary students. Speakers highlighted how the HomeShare program is being adapted and implemented various cities across Canada.
Raza M. Mirza, PhD, Assistant Professor (Status), University of Toronto,
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Institute for Life Course and Aging and Network Manager, National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)
Jackie Tanner, Program Manager, Clinical Lead, Canada HomeShare, University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario
Senior homeowner and student shared personal experiences