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Former BPC Housing Director Confirmed as HUD Deputy Secretary

Housing / Press Release September 14, 2017

BPC congratulates Pam Patenaude on her confirmation by the Senate today as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Former BPC Housing Director Tapped for HUD Deputy

Housing / Press Release May 4, 2017

BPC applauds President Trump’s decision to nominate Pam Patenaude to serve as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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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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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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New Bill Echoes BPC Recommendations on Home Modifications

Health / Press Release July 14, 2016

The bill creates a cross-cutting initiative to coordinate, review, and promote the numerous federal home modification programs and resources.

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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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America's elderly desperately need more affordable housing

Health / News May 22, 2016

Greater integration of our health care and housing systems will be essential to improve health outcomes for older adults and enable millions of Americans to age in place.

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Recommendations for Healthy Aging: Integrating Health Care and Housing

Housing / May 23, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

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.

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