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The True Scope of Financial Insecurity in Retirement

The True Scope of Financial Insecurity in Retirement How you can help staff streamline external communication efforts during COVID-19. Much has been written about the retirement crisis facing Americans—how people are living longer but saving less. NCOA worked with the LeadingAge LTSS Center @ UMass Boston and Nationwide to examine both the challenge and potential solutions. The 80%: The True Scope of...

White House Offers ‘Practically Nothing’ to Assisted Living, Pledges Nursing Home Aid

White House Offers ‘Practically Nothing’ to Assisted Living, Pledges Nursing Home Aid by Tim Regan via Senior Housing News  President Donald Trump praised his administration’s efforts in protecting older adults from Covid-19 — but LeadingAge, an association of non-profit senior service providers, believes far more must be done. Trump announced the federal government’s...

Tech Can Ease the Pain of Pandemic

Tech Can Ease the Pain of Pandemic How you can help staff streamline external communication efforts during COVID-19. By Michael Eidsaune, CEO, Carely It’s been more than five weeks since family members have been able to visit their loved ones in senior living facilities due to coronavirus, creating a sense of helplessness and worry among spouses, children and other...

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities A retirement community or independent living facility is a residential or housing community that is usually age-restricted (e.g., aged 55 and older) with residents who are partially or fully retired and can generally care for themselves without regular nursing or other routine medical assistance. Communal...

AASC Conference and Service Coordinator of the Year Award Recipient Cherene

AASC Conference and Service Coordinator of the Year Award Recipient Cherene The EHDOC Service Coordinators attended the annual American Association of Service Coordinators Conference in Colorado this year for training and networking. EHDOC always holds a reception for their service coordinators during the AASC conference and chooses the Service Coordinator of the Year. This year’s recipient was Cherene...

2020 Appropriations Provides HUD Funding Increases

2020 Appropriations Provides HUD Funding Increases Excerpts from blog published by Peter Lawrence on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 On Dec. 17, the House passed H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158, the two comprehensive fiscal year (FY) 2020 spending bills covering $1.3 trillion in funding for all federal agencies, including Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), averting a potential...

Is it Time to Change the Federal Budget Process for Affordable Senior Housing?

Is it Time to Change the Federal Budget Process for Affordable Senior Housing? By Steve Protulis, EHDOC President and CEO For too many years, the federal budget process has been dysfunctional for funding affordable senior housing and most other federal programs. While the annual budget process should be complete by the end of September in time for the next fiscal year that begins on October 1st,...

EHDOC Wins Award for $2M+ HUD Section 202 Funds

EHDOC Wins Award for $2M+ HUD Section 202 Funds In April 2019 HUD released a Notice of Funds Available (“NOFA”) encouraging 501(c)3 non-profit organizations across the country to apply for $50M of Section 202 Funds out of the total $251M appropriated by Congress in recent years. EHDOC submitted its application in late August 2019 for 40 additional units in Albuquerque New Mexico, Edward Romero...

Grant aims to aid low income seniors

Grant aims to aid low income seniors BY RICK NATHANSON / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER LBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A recently awarded grant of nearly $2.1 million gets the Elderly Housing Development and Operations Corp., or EHDOC, halfway to building another 40-unit apartment complex for low income elderly people in Albuquerque. The building will be located on a vacant piece of property adjacent to its Ed Romero Terrace...

Rightsizing For Seniors Doesn’t Have To Be Painful

Rightsizing For Seniors Doesn’t Have To Be Painful Family Albums Help Seniors Remember Special Moments Even though aging in place has never been more possible, some health conditions will prevent older adults from remaining at home throughout their lives.According to a survey of North American homeowners between the ages of 55 and 75, conducted by Home Instead, Inc., 85...

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