Housing developers and those retrofitting homes need to understand how technology can best be supported by built environments.
As futurists debate the merits and risks of new innovations, technological progress is providing solutions for older adults who seek to remain active.
How does technology enhance the ability of seniors to age in place—in homes and in communities?
Housing providers can play an important role both as a platform for improved care delivery and by coordinating care as the “eyes and ears” on the ground.
Organizations such as The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society are designing innovative programs that bring care coordination to seniors where they live.
Affordable housing providers are well-positioned to work with low-income residents to help them address the social determinants of health beyond safe shelter.
The program has attracted national attention because of its success in maintaining residents with very challenging issues in an independent living situation.
What are some good examples of health and housing working together in ways that have promoted positive outcomes for seniors?