The Intersection of Health, Housing & Services



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Participants gained an understanding to explore the intersection of health, housing & services for older adults in the LA Region. Experts spoke on the economic challenges facing seniors  locally, and gain an understanding into the complexities of housing a vulnerable at-risk and homeless population.  Participants heard about promising innovations and partnerships that are redefining housing solutions for older adults along the housing continuum.

An exciting cross-sector breakout session helped identify collaborative solutions and worked to expand networks and systems collaboration.

Event Speakers:

Sue Himmelrich-City Council Member, Santa Monica

Ben Winter- Director of Housing & Community Development Policy, Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles

Alan Greenlee- Executive Director, Southern CA Association of Nonprofit Housing

Jeannee Parker Martin-President and CEO, LeadingAge California

Ruth Schwartz- Co-Founder and Executive Director, Shelter Partnership

Tricia Tasto Levien-Supportive Housing Director, Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation

Steven P. Wallace Ph.D- Professor, UCLA School of Public Health Associate Director, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Anne Miskey -Chief Executive Officer, Union Station Homeless Services

KeAndra Cylear Dodds- Manager of Preservation, Community Development Commission of the County of L.A

Marc Tousignant- Senior Program Director, Enterprise Community Partners

Mark Burns- Executive Director, Homebridge

John Maceri- Executive Director, The People Concern

Jessica Jew- Program Manger, LA Care

Vanessa Rios-Senior Program Manager, CSH

Sharon Richardson- CSH Advocate, Speak Up!

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  • LAAAC is managed by St. Barnabas Senior Services; Funded, in part, by Archstone Foundation.
  • St. Barnabas Senior Services

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