Plus: Cultural Competency Training
January 4, 2017
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
A Welcoming Place to Call Home
Recognizing a need as the boomer population ages, cities are developing low-income housing options with LGBT older adults in mind.
Cultural Competency Training
SAGECare teaches elder care providers the importance of understanding the needs and life-experiences of their LGBT clients.
New Housing and Health Care for the Homeless in Denver
— By including both stable housing and health care in one building, the cost savings achieved averaged $4,745 per person per year.
Go Home Again
— People living in nursing homes and care facilities can return to the homes and communities they love. But in order for that to happen, the right policies and practices need to be in place.
AARP Public Policy Institute
More “Trishaw Pilots” Needed
— The Cycling Without Age movement (now active in nearly 30 countries) helps older adults and nursing home residents get out and about.
Aged Care Guide
AARP Caregiver Resource Center
— Find information about senior housing for a loved one or yourself.
Check It Out
— Locate housing services and housing organizations in your area.
Do a Search
Learn How HUD is Investing in Your Community
— The Community Assessment Reporting Tool (CART) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development contains lots of local data.
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