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Affordable housing, quality healthcare can let seniors age in place

Health / News November 9, 2016

One area that holds great bipartisan promise is more tightly connecting healthcare with the home to support America’s rapidly aging population.

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Connecting Senior Health and Housing: A Regional Forum in Miami

Housing / November 10, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

Florida is home to the highest proportion of residents over age 65—19 percent in comparison to a national average of 13.7 percent.

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Linking housing, health care for aging seniors

Health / News October 5, 2016

Our rapidly aging society requires us to more effectively integrate our housing and health-care systems to enable America’s seniors to live healthy, independent lives.

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Aging in Maine: A Pig-in-the-Python Problem

Jake Varn / Blog September 28, 2016

The abrupt swell of older adults threatens to overwhelm America’s health care delivery systems and housing support networks.

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Healthy Aging Checklist

Health / Page September 22, 2016

America faces a growing mismatch between the desire of seniors to age in place and their ability to do so. Are you and your family prepared for the future?

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Connecting Senior Health and Housing

Housing / September 23, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

Maine is home to the second highest proportion of residents over age 65—17 percent in comparison to a national average of 13.7 percent.

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Put an End to Senior Homelessness

Housing / News August 4, 2016

Some chronically homeless adults are unable to break the cycle of homelessness and continue to age into their senior years without stable housing.

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Middle-Income Seniors Face Obstacles to Healthy Aging at Home

Andy Winkler / Blog June 8, 2016

More homeowners are carrying mortgage debt later in life, restraining the ability of seniors to finance retirement and age with options in their communities.

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Bipartisan Legislation Supports Healthy Aging for Seniors

Health / Press Release May 27, 2016

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.

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BPC’s New Healthy Aging Report Receives National Recognition

Health / Press Release May 26, 2016

Organizations across the health and housing sectors have expressed their support for BPC’s recommendations.

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