Sue Lantz, BA., M.P.A., is a consultant and specialist in healthcare policy, service design and implementation. Sue leads innovative projects within the fields of seniors care, aging in place, and caregiving. She is also is a public speaker on these topics. Sue’s passion is to strengthen the communication and collaboration between healthcare professionals, patients and family caregivers. Sue leads improvement projects to support seniors and their informal caregivers to access and navigate healthcare and other needed services more smoothly and easily. Sue recently co-led the development of a Caregiver Support Framework in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of York Region. (http://alzheimer.ca/en/york/We-can-help/Support/Caregiver-Framework). Sue recently founded “Collaborative Aging” with the additional goal of reach aging boomers and their future caregivers to prepare for, and navigate plans and choices for a more healthy and socially connected aging experience. Sue advocates for practical “Aging in Place” solutions - including accessible and affordable supportive housing and home modifications, strategies for serving individuals living with dementia, and home care models that are more responsive to the needs of seniors and caregivers. On a volunteer basis, Sue contributes to the work of the City of Toronto Seniors Strategy 2.0 and also serves on the Toronto’s Home Sharing Pilot Project. Sue also serves on the Advisory Board of Ryerson University’s National Institute on Ageing.
Sue Lantz, Managing Director