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"NATIONAL CAUCUS AND CENTER ON BLACK AGED HOUSING MANAGEMENT CORPORATION" PROGRAM

WHAT Affordable housing program for low-income African American seniors that develops independent living facilities for special needs elderly with enhanced supportive services.
WHYTo provided African American elderly with the opportunity to age-in-place with the appropriate health and wellness programs.
WHEREThe National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, Inc. (NCBA)
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Locations throughout Washington, DC, New Orleans, LA, Jackson, MS, Hernando, MS, Marks, MS, Mayersville, MS and Reidsville, NC. U.S.A.


Program Description

The "National Caucus and Center on Black Aged Housing Management Corporation" Program develops affordabe independent living facilities for special needs elderly with enhanced supportive services to allow elderly persons with special needs to age-in-place. They also handle the day-to-day property management and coordinate African American senior health and social services.

The "National Caucus and Center on Black Aged (NCBA) Housing Management Corporation" owns and manages low income senior housing facilities in several states and the District of Columbia under section 202 program for Non-Profit Elderly and Handicapped Housing of the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Samuel J. Simmons NCBA Estates in Washington, D.C. serves as a model facility with a comprehensive non-shelter service program.

Senior residents enjoy access a housing services program which includes the following components:

Housekeeping
Advocacy
Nutrition and Meals
Counseling
Health and Medical
Transportation
Employment and Training
Co-op Purchasing
Recreation and Social Activities
Education and Library Facilities

The National Caucus and Center on Black Aged also offers the following programs to African American elders:

Disease Prevention and Wellness Promotion Program helps seniors prevent and control chronic diseases common in the African American senior population. The program helps seniors to take more responsibility for their own health, and to develop good.

Public Benefits Counseling for Seniors on Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, veteran’s benefits, Medicare, Medicaid, and food stamps.

Senior Social and Recreational Activities– TheNational Caucus and Center on Black Aged Housing Management Corporation" Program is experienced in developing recreational and social activities such as senior resident councils, trips, games, parties, dance and exercise classes, religious study groups, civic awareness, arts and crafts, choral groups, and partnerships with community organizations.
source:ncbahmc.com

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