The LeadingAge Center for Housing Plus Services is working with several partners in Massachusetts to design a new study that will assess the impact of housing plus services programs on residents living in some of the state’s affordable senior housing properties.
We could improve the health of older adults by implementing models that deliver health and supportive services, at home, to seniors with multiple chronic conditions and functional limitations. But that won't happen without an adequate supply of affordable housing.
A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) makes a strong case for integrating health and supportive services into housing as a way to improve health outcomes for older adults and reduce health care costs.
The Support and Services at Home (SASH) program continues to slow the growth of annual total Medicare expenditures for program participants, according to the second annual report from a 3-year evaluation conducted by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research (CFAR) and RTI International.
We should celebrate the fact that poverty among older adults is decreasing, writes Robyn Stone. But let’s not spend too much time patting ourselves on the back.