The LeadingAge Center for Housing Plus Services is involved in several projects that are examining how linking affordable housing with services can help meet the health and long-term care needs of the growing low-income older adult population.

The Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI), located at Baycrest Health Sciences (Baycrest) in Toronto, Canada, is offering funding to accelerate innovative solutions that will allow older adults to age safely in the setting of their choice while maintaining their cognitive, emotional, and physical well-being.  Katie Sloan, LeadingAge’s president and CEO, serves on the Board of CC-ABHI.

LeadingAge, Enterprise Community Partners, and Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future are piloting a new Housing Plus Services Learning Collaborative that includes teams of nonprofit affordable housing properties and service providers in their communities.

 The Personal and Home Care Aide State Training Program (PHCAST) is a 3-year federal demonstration program designed to develop core competencies, pilot training curricula and establish certification programs for personal and home care aides (PHCAs). LeadingAge Center for Applied Research is partnering with Walter R. McDonald & Associates, LLC to evaluate PHCAST teaching methods and to ascertain the impact of core competencies training on key outcomes.


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