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A Synthesis of Findings from the Study of Affordable Housing Plus Services for Low and Modest-Income Older Adults

Publication Date
Jul 31, 2006

With the relationship between increasing age, chronic illness and disability, and growing long-term care needs well documented, new models of delivering health-related and supportive services are being sought that are attractive and affordable to low and modest-income older adults. One promising but under explored strategy, affordable housing plus services (AHPS), links older residents of subsidized multi-unit housing to health and supportive services so that they can "age in place." ASPE funded a study to examine the potential of AHPS strategies to meet some of the long-term care needs of low and modest-income seniors. This report is a synthesis of this study's findings. [29 PDF pages]