Thursday, June 17, 2021, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Most people want to age in place so that they can stay near their friends and family and in their community. This can be complicated when housing becomes unstable or unaffordable, or when services are not available to support staying in the home and community. This training from the National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) will explore the intersection of health and housing and how to support aging in place. It will provide information about Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS), as well as what housing-related services can be funded through Medicaid.
- Understand the connection between health and housing.
- Learn the different ways that Medicaid can fund HCBS to keep people in their homes or create housing for people experiencing homelessness.
- Hear examples of different community models that have integrated housing and health care to support housing stability, including for previously homeless older adults.
- Patti Prunhuber, Senior Housing Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging
- Claire Ramsey, Senior Health Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging
NCLER provides the legal services field and aging and disability communities with tools and resources to serve older adults with the greatest economic and social needs. Justice in Aging administers NCLER through a contract with ACL.