chriskennedy-headshot-2011Executive Director, Institute for Age-Friendly Housing

Chris Kennedy is a nationally recognized thought leader in positive aging, and innovative models of housing and services for aging-in-place.

She manages Age2Age, a national consulting practice, based in the Silicon Valley, that is accelerating age-friendly projects and practices through innovation, collaboration and technology.

Chris also serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for Age-Friendly Housing, an educational non-profit focused on socially and economically sustainable housing in livable communities for all ages.

She holds a Masters Degree in Urban Planning/Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine; her 30-year multidisciplinary career includes planning, lobbying and business development in the fields of aging, transportation, telecommunications, and high technology.