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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.

Study Documents Higher Health Costs Among HUD-Assisted Seniors

A new study has, for the first time, successfully linked administrative data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). An initial analysis of the data confirmed that HUD-assisted senior residents in the study areas were more likely to be dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. These residents were also sicker and more costly to both programs than their non-subsidized peers in the community.

AARP Foundation Grant Will Support Guide to Partnerships

The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research is using a $120,000 grant from AARP Foundation to develop materials that will help providers of affordable senior housing build mutually beneficial collaborations with health care providers.

Training Models for Personal and Home Care Workers

Training models for personal and home care workers will be the topic for discussion during an educational session that the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research will present at the PEAK Leadership Summit. The session takes place on Monday, March 17 from 12:30-2 p.m.

Housing Plus Services Partnerships

Providers of affordable senior housing around the country are developing mutually beneficial partnerships with health and service providers as a way to help their residents remain healthy and independent. These partnerships will be the topic for discussion during an educational session that the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research will present at the PEAK Leadership Summit. The session takes place on Monday, March 17 from 2:30-4 p.m.