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Advancing Affordable Senior Housing Plus Services Solutions

Welcome

Welcome to the LeadingAge Center for Housing Plus Services! Launched in 2012, the center serves as a national catalyst for the development, adoption and support of innovative housing solutions that enable low- and modest-income seniors to age safely and successfully in their homes and communities. 

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Featured Content


Affordable Senior Housing Plus Services Program Slows Growth in Medicare Costs

The Support and Services at Home program is slowing the growth of annual total Medicare expenditures for program participants, according to early findings from a 3-year evaluation conducted by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research and RTI International.

Our Job is to Enable Well-Being

Housing providers like Peter Sanborn Place in Reading, MA, are enabling well-being by providing services that help older residents remain autonomous until the end of life. In his new book, noted author and surgeon Atul Gawande sees this as a sign that we’ve entered a new era of care for aging Americans. In her November blog, Robyn Stone shares evidence that Gawande is absolutely right.

7 Annual Meeting Sessions Focus on Housing Plus Services

Participants in the 2014 LeadingAge Annual Meeting and EXPO will have 7 opportunities to explore various facets of Housing Plus Services models.

How Good Data Can Help Low-Income Elderly Age in Community

Robyn Stone says that a new study by the Lewin Group, the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research and The Moran Company sends a powerful message about the dramatic difference that affordable senior housing properties could make in the lives of low-income older adults. This blog originally appeared in The Huffington Post.

How LeadingAge Members are Helping AARP Study Affordable Housing

Members of AARP’s National Policy Council (NPC) recently made site visits to 4 LeadingAge members in the Boston area. The council is on a year-long quest to uncover innovative strategies that will help increase the supply of affordable housing for older people and bridge the gap between housing and health care.