What is often referred to as the "invisible population," (homeless and formerly homeless elders age 50 and older), can no longer be overshadowed or overlooked. The population has grown significantly, nearly half all single homeless adults are over age 50. Supportive housing, is also experiencing a "graying" tenant population that calls for changes to the way that quality supportive housing is delivered. CSH provides the tools and solutions to promote healthy aging in supportive housing.
CSH National Healthy Aging Academy is Back!
With support from the AARP Foundation, CSH is pleased to announce its next Healthy Aging Academy. Building on several successful local academies on healthy aging, this new Academy takes learning and action to the next level by increasing the capacity of supportive, affordable housing and human services providers nationwide to help them meet the unique needs of elderly tenants.
NEW RESOURCE: Health Care Benefits for Older Adults
The public healthcare coverage, services and benefits discussed in this brief can make the difference between a life in the community or a life bouncing between homelessness and various institutions. While a variety of services may be available in your community to assist older adults, if the potential service recipient does not have the public healthcare coverage that funds these services, then either the individual is paying out of pocket, or cannot access the services
Beyond Aging in Place: Thriving in Supportive Housing
CSH spoke with supportive housing tenants, their case managers and other services staff to gain a better understanding of what “Healthy Aging” looks like in practice. Our conversations centered around the key challenges and opportunities tenants face as they age.
Healthy Aging Resources
This toolkit is for those who want to develop housing solutions for vulnerable aging adults by creating, enhancing and delivering quality supportive housing.
Search our comprehensive resource library for the latest in serving aging adults in supportive housing.
Webinars & Training
Catch up on our healthy aging trainings and webinar series in the CSH Supportive Housing Training Center.
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