Arizona BluVillage Connect
Living on social security can be frightening by itself and then you are unable to find an affordable place to live.
What happens when life changes in an instant?
Death of a spouse, loss of a home, loss of a job?
Connecting to services
- Providing comprehensive resource access to health and social services to seniors and veterans in all communities. Per Peggy Bailey, Director of the Health Integration Project, lack of housing or poorer housing can dictate whether individuals are healthy or not “If someone is [living] on the street and has hypothermia, it is their lack of housing that is dictating their health, not just affecting their health in an indirect way.” Therefore, it is relevant to talk about housing as a component of achieving the Triple Aim, and
- Preventing homelessness while creating solutions that will truly help. There has been a 53% increase in homelessness in people age 62 and over. Meals on Wheels is overwhelmed, senior resource centers are in constant need of volunteers to keep up with the demand. Why? Housing, is unaffordable for the median income senior.