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Recent research shows a growing population of elderly persons experiencing homelessness, which presents many challenges to homeless services providers. This population is highly vulnerable to physical health problems, which often complicate the nature of services. Here you will find a variety of resources based on the latest research, innovations, and trends about serving the elderly homeless population.
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Selected Elderly Resources
Demographics of Homelessness Series: The Rising Elderly Population
Differences in Health Status between Older and Younger Homeless Adults
Ending Elder Homelessness: The Effectiveness of Service-Enriched Housing
Homeless Older Adults Strategic Plan
Homeless over 50 in Chicago: The Graying of Chicago’s Homeless Population
Lifeline for Elders Living on the Edge: How Elder Support Programs Compare to Living Costs
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