BPC and the Milken Institute hosted a diverse group of leaders to provide insights on how the next president and Congress can make progress in 2017 and beyond.
The bill creates a cross-cutting initiative to coordinate, review, and promote the numerous federal home modification programs and resources.
Two bipartisan bills have been introduced in Congress that closely align with recommendations released this week by BPC’s Senior Health and Housing Task Force.
Organizations across the health and housing sectors have expressed their support for BPC’s recommendations.
Ensuring a safe, age-friendly home and utilizing the home as a potential site of care for seniors should be seen as important policy objectives to support care management.
BPC’s Senior Health and Housing Task Force has developed an actionable policy agenda that can foster improved health outcomes and cost savings for America’s aging population.
The number of older adults (65+) in Pennsylvania reached 2.1 million in 2014—that’s one in six people—making it the fifth-highest in the United States.
In the past few years the number of older adults in Pennsylvania grew at twice the rate of the total population to reach 2.1 million, the fifth highest in the U.S.