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New Housing Options for an Aging America

As America ages, housing and community development allies work together to develop new choices for seniors.  With creative models of long-term care and assisted living continuing to crop up, innovative aging-in-place programs offer an important alternative for many. The variety of options ensures that seniors with different levels of capability and dependence can live safely where they wish.

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Germinating New Healthy Cross-Sector Collaborations

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond acts as a convener and relationship builder, capturing the emerging energy in the District for the creation of new cross-sector collaborations on the local level. We talk with Jeanne Milliken Bonds, Regional Community Development Team Leader, for an introduction to the new relationships growing in the Fifth District.

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Health Impact Assessment Can Inform Community Development Decisions

This brief presents case studies about two health impact assessments and provides an introduction for community developers and policymakers, explaining how developers can incorporate health considerations into their decisions.

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Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health Conference

Daniel Lau, Manager of Strategic Engagement, travelled to Louisville, KY, to participate in the Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and AcademyHealth.

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Advancing the Anchor Mission of Healthcare

Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH, Executive Director, attended Advancing the Anchor Mission of Healthcare in Washington D.C. in December, which brought together 43 health systems from across the country.

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Building Healthy Communities Through Local Economy Strategies

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) is linking the work of building strong local economies and vibrant communities with the work of improving human health and well-being.

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Building Health through Community Agency

By focusing on strengthening the capacity of community members, cross-sector collaborations will be more successful and inclusive.

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In Rhode Island, a Model for Upending Health Inequity

In 2016, the Rhode Island Department of Health established ten “health equity zones” across the state. The Local Initiatives Support Corp., a national CDFI, shares stories of success from their experience managing two of these zones.

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