How Revera Senior Living Tackles the Challenges of Aging Collaboratively

By Kaitlin Milliken, Staff Writer

Over the course of his career, Dennis Champ has held many jobs. He worked in sales, then spent 35 years as a chemical engineer in the plastic and chemicals industry. But now, at age 85 and well into retirement, Champ has landed a new gig as an “innovation ambassador.”

Two years ago, Champ moved in to a Revera Senior Living facility in the greater Ontario area. In 2018, the a senior care provider, with over 500 communities across North America and the United Kingdom, began looking for a resident to provide feedback on new initiatives at their facilities. After a recommendation from a recreation center coordinator — and an interview at company headquarters in Mississauga, Canada — Champ landed the gig. Champ is now one of two Resident Innovation Ambassadors at the company.

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