Measure H Survey

Attention Aging Advocates, Please see the information below from the Homeless Initiative and note the following request to complete the Measure H contracting survey. Dear Partners, Appreciation Notes The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative is pleased to share the first edition of Appreciation Notes:  personal notes by partners acknowledging and celebrating champions whose acts of inspiration, compassion, … Continue reading

Going Gray Live Exclusive RSVP

You are invited to join KCRW for a free event!  You have heard the compelling stories on KCRW, now join us for the live experience of Going Gray in LA with documentarians (and husband and wife team) Ruxandra Guidi and Roberto (Bear) Guerra and KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian. In the coming decades, Los Angeles is going … Continue reading

CALL TO ACTION: LA City & Affordable Housing

WHAT: LAAAC has been working locally with partners to increase the supply of affordable housing for older adults (both city & county). An LA City motion that has been presented to Council by Mayor Eric Garcetti. The Affordable Housing Linkage Fee will create the city’s first permanent source of funds to build affordable housing. WHY: Today … Continue reading

Post Event Update | Living on the Edge: A Crisis in Senior Housing

On January 17th 2017, we hosted an informative, educational and engaging event to raise awareness about hidden homelessness in the aging community. The event’s content was of critical importance not only to our older adult population, but to low and moderate income families nationwide who face the prospect of displacement as a result of inaction … Continue reading

To LeadingAge & All Our Generous Sponsors: Thank You!

Happy 2017 Aging Advocates! We hope you enjoyed the holiday season and were able to spend quality time with your family and friends! So, we’re only about a week into the new year, and there’s already much news to share with you regarding our upcoming events. At LAAAC, we are immensely thankful that so many individuals, … Continue reading

A New Direction for Senior Housing

Home builders are currently facing a rapidly emerging demographic that has forced the housing industry to begin shifting away from traditional forms of real estate development into methods that cater specifically to the needs of seniors. According to the United States Census Bureau, 100 million U.S. citizens, or a third of the country’s population, will … Continue reading

Independent Senior Housing – Time To Have Fun

As we all age and approach our retirements most of us look to change our living arrangements to reflect our senior status and our changing suite of needs and requirements. Once we stop working we start to look at how we intend to spend our retirement, particularly what activities and hobbies we intend to pursue. … Continue reading

Soul Searching… Your First Step to Finding the Best Senior Housing

My friend Kelli called the other day seeking my advice. “I’m worried about mom and dad,” she said. “They are convinced they can stay in their house, but I’m seeing them really slow down and struggle with the upkeep. Where do I begin? How do I start a conversation with them? What can I do … Continue reading

Choosing Senior Housing… Your Formula for Success

It’s important to understand that making a lifestyle change is an investment, both financially and emotionally. As with any investment, you want to do your due diligence. Many other fields of investment use formulas to help guide this research. A real estate investor looks at things like rental income, location, and down payment. A new … Continue reading

How To Afford Senior Housing… Know Before You Go!

In my 10 years as a senior specialist , the two questions I run into most when I’m helping people research housing are, “How much does it cost?” and, “Can I afford it?” The best way to find the answer to those two questions is my simple golden rule: “Know Before You Go.” If you … Continue reading

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