Tagged: Seniors

San Pablo Avenue Corridor, Oakland, California

Community Development 2.0—Collective Impact Focuses a Neighborhood Strategy for Health

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Columbia Parc at the Bayou District, New Orleans, Louisiana

Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood

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Making Housing Healthier in Philadelphia and Beyond

Substandard housing has consequences on renters’ health and burdens the U.S. health care system, research shows. And the region served by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is no exception.

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Staying Healthy: The Role of Aging in Community

Significant financial barriers remain to older adults who want to age in place and stay connected to their communities.

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Dispatches: Jeni Miller on the Low Income Forum on Energy Conference

Our team is regularly on the road, hearing and learning about how community development and public health are joining forces. In this occasional series, we report on what we are discovering to help you stay on top of the cutting-edge policies, tools, and projects in the fields.

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Telling Stories About Deep Connections Between Neighborhood & Health

We’re pleased to be kicking off a series of stories illustrating the deep connections between neighborhood and health.  Over the next year, we’ll be visiting communities across the country who are doing innovative work at the intersection of health and community development and showcasing this workin Crosswalk, the network’s new publication on Medium. Please help us share these stories and …

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Using Medicaid for Assisted Living Can Cut Costs for All

For many seniors, the thought of a nursing home is frightening—and dreaded. Assisted living communities can offer more autonomy, but often are out of reach financially because Medicare does not cover their services and Medicaid, the primary funder of long-term care, is limited in what it covers. Long-term care is expensive for both families and …

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Social Determinants of Health in the News: 1/22-1/28/15

The New York Times (1/28/15) Reducing Our Obscene Level Of Child Poverty “America’s poor children did not ask to be born; did not choose their parents, country, state, neighborhood, race, color, or faith.  Many of the corrosive cruelties of childhood poverty: worse health and educational outcomes, impaired cognitive development and the effects of “toxic stress” …

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