Falls Prevention Awareness Day remains an important reminder of the progress that has been made and how much more work is yet to be done around this important issue.
One area that holds great bipartisan promise is more tightly connecting healthcare with the home to support America’s rapidly aging population.
Florida is home to the highest proportion of residents over age 65—19 percent in comparison to a national average of 13.7 percent.
More homeowners are carrying mortgage debt later in life, restraining the ability of seniors to finance retirement and age with options in their communities.
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.