Seminar: Housing Options for Older People in Auckland

Feb 25, 2015 | Events

DATE AND TIME: Friday 13th March, 10am-3pm (lunch provided)

PLACE: Western Springs Garden Hall, 956 Great North Road, Western Springs

(Accessible & good parking available)

Auckland’s population is rapidly ageing. Ensuring the sufficient supply of quality housing for elderly is essential. This seminar will be the first step in bringing together recent information on Auckland’s demographic structure and projections. The focus of discussion will be the housing options available for elderly and the responsibilities of public agencies and the community sector. What do you think on these issues? This seminar will include workshops in which the issues will be debated. The information and discussions that arise in the meeting will be collated and disseminated as input for policy and programmes.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

– Dr Charles Crothers, AUT, on demographic changes in the Auckland Region.

– Terry Foster, Abbeyfield, will provide an overview of the issues relating to housing for older people.

– Dr. Deborah Levy, University of Auckland Business School, to speak on housing financial issues.

REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE (no charge):

Please RSVP to adcoss@adcoss.org.nz by 9 March 2015. Include the names of attendees, organisation, contact details and any special dietary requirements.

More information on www.adcoss.org.nz or search ADCOSS on facebook

This seminar is supported by: Auckland District Council of Social Services, Auckland Council Community Development & Safety, Mental Health Foundation, Abbeyfield, and the Community Housing Providers’ Network.

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