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