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Providers of affordable senior housing want to help older adults remain healthy and independent for as long as possible. Health care entities like hospitals and physicians want the same thing.
Working together, housing and health care partners can launch initiatives that lead to improved health, safety and quality of life for low-income older adults facing multiple health and social challenges.
How do housing-health partnerships work? How can you implement them and ensure their success? Our Housing and Health Partnerships toolkit can help you answer these questions.
The video above shows how housing properties can help hospitals and physicians keep their patients healthy.A Guide to Collaboration How can housing and health providers work together to make life better for older adults? This guide will help you create a housing-health partnership that benefits everyone.
Access the complete guide or click below to open individual sections.
Housing and Health Partnerships: Why Now?
Benefits of a Housing and Health Partnership
Health Care Challenges That Housing Can Help Address
How Housing and Health Entities Can Collaborate
How To: Identifying and Cultivating a Partner
How to: Structuring & Implementing the Partnership
What’s in it for Housing Providers? Watch this short video to learn how collaboration with health entities can help housing communities support residents and maintain a well-managed property.
Insights from Health Care PractitionersIn the video interviews below, health care practitioners talk about their own collaborations with affordable housing communities. They also offer their insights regarding the benefits that patients, health care providers, and payers are likely to reap when housing and health care entities work together.
More Tools ROI CalculatorWant to estimate the financial value of your housing-health partnership? This Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator can help.How Can Housing Help? Download this one-pager describing the multiple ways housing properties can help facilitate good health outcomes. Use the document as a handout or borrow its contents to prepare your own case for a housing-health partnership. Lost in Translation? Housing and health care entities operate in different worlds. Here are some documents to help each group understand a little more about each other's language and operations. What is Affordable Senior Housing?Speaking Health Care's LanguageDifference between Medicare and Medicaid