Suite 104, 808 - 5 Street SE, Calgary AB Canada T2G 4T5
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(587) 955-6877

Jack Long Foundation

Jack Long Foundation develops community based affordable housing

introducing elderhouse

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A place to gracefully age-in-place.

A new model for single family seniors that emulates aspects of single family living. 14 Assisted & 3 transitional self-contained units. The right balance of independence and support.

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Values and Principles

Dignity. Respect. Belonging.  These are the primary principles of Elderhouse. We asked what's important. "Don't take away our choices", they said. We listened. 

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A place to live, visit, and enjoy life.

Elderhouse is designed to encourage socializing and visiting with comfortable, bright, and accessible gathering areas for residents and visitors.

Community consultation

East Village

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We're asking East Village seniors to consider what they need for the next chapter of their lives.

The community speaks. We listen.

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"Everyman can plan if given the right condition..." JLF uses a unique community engagement process to plan for affordable housing, which best supports the community's vision.

What does ageing-in-place mean?

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We asked seniors themselves about their vision for ageing-in-place? 

Who would know better?

IN THE COMMUNITY

Neighbour-to-Neighbour

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"I still cannot believe the bathroom is dry walled." In the space of three hours coffee and snacks included... Ed got new walls after nine years without them...thanks to great neighbours!

A new seniors' community garden.

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Whether it's a small job or a brand new communiyy garden, Neighbour-to-Neighbour got the job done. This garden was a wonderful new amenity designed for seniors.

It's that simple.

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Neighbours gather for a work day, share the load and celebrate a job well done once the work is done!

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Small things make a big difference. Anne's new deck and ramp were ready for winter when a local church group answered our call.

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Neighbours come in all forms in connected neighbourhoods. Local business A & A Paving cleared ground for our  garden project.

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Everyone likes to and can help, given the opportunity. Neighbour-to-Neighbour helped make the connection. Many hands make less work with more fun!