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Helping One Senior at a Time

by Gay Nell Jenkins, MiCAFE Network Partner Liaison 

I first met Ms. H when I went to her home to complete her SNAP application. Ms. H., a homebound senior in her mid-seventies, has multiple health issues that she is being treated for. 348 more words

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Housing News of Interest

St. Petersburg arts district improvements coming.
Close to 100 people at the Warehouse Arts District association’s annual membership meeting heard about streetscaping, lighting the Pinellas Trail and 30 new studios for artists. 136 more words

Housing Economics

PACE: Effective Care Coordination for Dual Eligibles

By Maureen Hewitt

Care coordination, the use of an interdisciplinary health team to coordinate and provide patient care, sounds simple enough. So why does it remain so difficult to implement? 792 more words

Aging

How can we plan for the future? Designing for Older Adults, Livable Communities, and Aging in Place.

The other day as I was out shopping a woman fell just outside of a department store. The step out front of the store was barely painted, and the store did very little to come to her aid. 763 more words

Time is on My Side?

When caring for her own parents, Dr. Lisa Price took on many aspects of their care. No matter how much she did, time was never on her side. 35 more words

Aging

In an era of isolation, is aging in place a risk to our health? The key to prevention is through socialization.

Why we need to incorporate the community into our definition of aging in place.

So much of our lives involve being with or being around other people.   754 more words