Housing Plus Services

Housing plus services is an exciting component of affordable senior housing, offering low-income seniors more opportunity to remain independent and in their own homes. 



LeadingAge is working with HUD and Congress to create more opportunities for expanding and researching housing with services. This section provides updates on these national efforts as well as examples of LeadingAge members who are implementing successful housing plus services models in their communities. 

In addition, the Leading Age Center for Applied Research has been studying the role that housing plus services could play in meeting the growing need for health and long-term services and supports among low-income elders. You can check out the Center for Applied Research’s work in housing plus services

 

  1. HUD Official Mentions “Potential Resurrection of the 202 Program”

    Except for $10 million in production and/or preservation funding in fiscal year 2017, Congress has not funded new construction for the Section 202 program since 2011. New funding for the Section 202 program is a priority for LeadingAge and a reference to the program’s potential resurrection is welcomed news. At ...

  2. LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston: 2017 Annual Report

    It’s been a busy research year for LeadingAge. We established the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, made progress on groundbreaking studies designed to test housing plus services models, and documented the impressive benefits associated with culture change in nursing homes. We invite you to review these and other accomplishments, and to learn more about our work.

  3. How Wellness Coaching is Advancing Health Equity in Colorado

    Eaton Senior Communities has embraced wellness coaching as a “fundamental part of what we do,” says Chief Operating Officer Diana Delgado. The coaching model helped 2 team members at the Lakewood, CO, community earn the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity.

  4. 4-Year Evaluation Shows SASH Continues to Slow Medicare Growth

    Growth in annual Medicare expenditures was slower for older adults who participated in Support and Services at Home (SASH) panels that launched prior to April 2012 than for non-participants, according ...

  5. A Better Future for Older Americans — If We Speak Up

    Next Avenue invited its 2017 Influencers in Aging to blog about the one thing they would like to change about aging in America. Robyn Stone, senior vice president of research at LeadingAge, and one of this year's Influencers in Aging, wrote this post for Next Avenue.