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How Healthy Are Homeless Adults Entering Permanent Supportive Housing?

How should we treat the homeless? Homelessness is associated with high rates of acute and chronic health problems, and about half of chronically homeless people are age 50 or older. Used widely…

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For Owners and Renters, Home Modification Assistance can be a Lifeline

by Maya Brennan
Are there any steps? How wide are the doorways? Any narrow corners to navigate? How high are the counters and light switches? Searching for an accessible home to buy or rent can be…

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Bringing Health Care Services into the Homes of the Elderly

Guy and his wife, both in their late 70s, enthusiastically volunteered for their northwest Vermont public school system. Even Guy’s lymphedema, a swelling of the legs, could not slow him down….

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Common Sense Reforms Reduce Defaults on Reverse Mortgages & Preserve Access

While the reverse mortgage industry has been dogged by high default rates, a new study by Moulton, Haurin, and Shi shows how small reforms to the system can substantially reduce risks to consumers…

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Q&A with Henry Cisneros on Aging, Health, and Housing

The Bipartisan Policy Center has launched a Health and Housing Task Force to help policymakers learn about the housing needs of the country’s aging population. The Task Force plans to look at U.S….

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