Older Adults, New Ground: Redefining Housing for Our Aging Population

October 4, 2017
October 4, 2017

Newbridge on the Charles
5000 Great Meadow Road
Dedham, MA 02026
United States

Senior Services Symposium

The senior services symposium, Older Adults, New Ground: Redefining Housing for Our Aging Population, brought together housing professionals, service providers, policy makers and leaders concerned about ensuring that older adults can actively age in community.

MassHousing cosponsored the October 2017 event along with Enterprise, Hebrew Senior Life, Hearth, United South End Settlements and Citizens’ Housing & Planning Association (CHAPA). It featured best practices in the continuum of aging services in housing for low-income older adults.  Alice Bonner, Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, gave opening remarks and moderated the plenary panel that included Alisha Sanders, Housing & Services Policy Research, LeadingAge; Lizbeth Heyer, Chief of Real Estate, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly; and, Tom Byrne, Assistant Professor, Social Welfare Policy, Boston University.

Click here for the event agenda and the speaker biographies.

Presentations and Slides from Symposium Panels:

Best Practices in the Continuum of Aging Services in Housing for Low Income Seniors

What’s Missing in the Supportive Housing Continuum?

Paying for Services in Senior Housing – Are There Better Ways?

Harnessing the Power of Partnerships