SENIOR HOUSING AND ASSISTED LIVING
FEATURED SENIOR HOUSING PROGRAM
Assisted Living Housing for Deaf seniors that provides a visually oriented environment by using specialized lighting techniques and interior design requirements. Visual fire alarm systems, visual call bell systems, captioned TV's TTY's, and LED message boards are used throughout the home.
SENIOR HOUSING PROGRAMS
Senior Home Sharing and Senior CoHousing
Assisted Living for Seniors
Subsidized and Affordable Housing Assistance for Seniors
Home Modification, Home Repair Assistance, Ramps, Design for Aging in Place
Senior Friendly Communities
Senior Moving Services and Relocation
Gay LGBT Senior Housing & Assisted Living
Temporary or Senior Shelter Housing
Home sharing service which matches a host (who has an extra room in their home or apartment) with a senior in need of a home offering low cost, affordable senior housing. New York, NY, USA.
Generations of Hope Communities provide intergenerational shared housing for seniors, parents, children, and youth.
Illinois, USA. Watch Video
PAL (Performing Arts Lodge) residences provide subsidized, affordable housing and care for older members and associates of Canada's entertainment industry.
Across Canada. Watch Video
Senior apartment housing community specializing in senior arts and senior theater. So that seniors are given the opportunity of living in apartment housing within an artistic community, and the tools to engage in senior theater, senior art, exploration and education.
Los Angeles, California,USA. Watch Video
Senior Artists Colony Program
Senior housing apartment community for independent, creative older adults.
Burbank, California, USA.Watch Video
Senior Arts Colony Program
Senior living community where seniors are given the opportunity of living in apartment housing within an artistic community, and the tools to engage in senior theater, senior art, exploration and education.
Long Beach, California, USA.
A planned intergenerational shared housing community designed to provide a more permanent model for senior housing, foster care and adoption that included the elderly, caregivers adoptive parents and children. Newcastle, WA, USA.
Senior home share program where seniors remain in their own homes and rent additional rooms to adults in need of housing. San Diego, CA, USA.
A home owner offers accommodation to a homesharer in exchange for an agreed level of help. Programs available Internationally.
Seniors live with and assist in rehab to disabled children and adults all in the same housing community.
Orlando, Florida, USA.
A multi-generation shared housing community supporting seniors, foster youth, and adoptive parents.
Oregon, U.S.A. Watch Video
Senior cohousing community where seniors live in a community sharing meals and activities yet are still able to live independently in their own homes.
Stillwater, Oklahoma,USA. Watch Video
Senior cohousing community where seniors are each other's neighbors sharing a neighborhood, amenities and services. Seniors are able to enjoy privacy by owning their own homes and also have the benefit of shared community support and socialization.
Cohousing retirement community neighborhood where seniors can live independently in their own homes with the benefit of communal living. In Grass Valley, California, USA.
Senior cohousing community neighborhood where seniors can live independently in their own homes with the benefit of communal living and a place where senior residents are able to support each other physically, emotionally, and spiritually. In New Mexico, USA.
Provides resources and training to support those wishing to start their own senior cohousing or intentional elder neighborhood.
Across the USA.
Senior Homes Community Program
Units of affordable senior housing serving low income seniors located above commercial space in Sacramento, CA, USA.
Senior Community Program
Cooperative-style housing community for seniors with shared values to also share resources, services, support and friendship.
Davis, CA., USA.
Condominium senior cohousing neighborhood that prides itself on being a conscious-aging community dedicated to lifelong personal growth, friendship, respect for the environment, and service to others.
Santa Fe, New Mexico,USA
Co-Housing Community Program
Senior co-housing condominium homes, which share common areas and create a retirement community of active, engaged seniors. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Watch Video
Ass'n of Letter Carriers Retirement Community
The Nalcrest National Association of Letter Carriers Retirement Community provides senior housing to retired United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carriers. The community provides affordable senior housing to retired USPS workers in a vibrant community surrounded by their peers. Florida, USA. Watch Video
Intergenerational cohousing community for residents of all ages. A shared housing community model supports all age groups including seniors as they age.
Portland, Oregon, USA.
Harbourside Senior Cohousing is a sustainable senior cohousing homeowner community that promotes seniors living together, with shared vision and values.
Sooke, BC, Canada.
(Near Victoria, BC.)
Homesharing in the UK. An older adult who needs a small amount of help to live independently in their own home is matched with someone who needs a place to live and is able to provide support or companionship.
England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland. United Kingdom.
for the Aging
Affordable Living for the Aging provides seniors with affordable housing options such as home-sharing, cooperative living, supportive housing and independent living, along with other support services.
Los Angeles, California, USA. Watch Video
A database of single older adults, both women and men who are looking to home share with others with common interests and compatible goals. The aim is to provide affordable senior housing for those interested in downsizing or aging in place. Across the USA. Watch Video
A homesharing site for older adults to find a compatible matched roommate and a place to live. The homesharing service aims to provide a network for baby boomer and empty nesters to find a roommate and also to allow those who have an extra room to rent it out. Online.
A homeshare program that provides seniors and others with an affordable housing option by finding a suitable match for individuals who wish to share a home.
Vermont, USA. Watch Video
Nesterly helps connect renters looking for affordable housing with those who have extra space in their home. Matches are intergenerational allowing for a mutual exchange between the young and old. Generations support one another by providing assistance with rent, errands and reducing isolation through socialization. Online.
A senior home sharing program that matches older adults with younger adults to live together in the same home. The program provides affordable, supportive housing by sharing rent, expenses and household responsibilities benefiting both generations. Missouri and Denver USA.
A shared housing program that helps form and support cohousing communities. Communities include private homes with shared common areas, the opportunity for intergenerational skills sharing and collaborative decision-making. Across the USA.
An intergenerational living initiative that uses social workers to match seniors who have spare bedrooms with students needing affordable housing. Homesharing provides a supportive way for older adults to age in place comfortably in their own homes while providing an affordable housing solutions for post-secondary students. Canada.
Senior Homeshares matches elderly who have an extra room in their homes with elders on a fixed income who are looking for safe, affordable housing. Homesharing helps older adults pay for rent or housing costs, provide an affordable, supportive housing option, ongoing companionship and prevent senior loneliness and social isolation.
Online. Watch Video
Guides individuals who are interested in home sharing by providing information, guidance, consultations, webinars, and events. California, USA.
Homesharing database and information services to help older adults have access to more affordable housing, companionship and help around the home. Canada.
Home Sharing matching service for those who would like to rent out a part of their home or rent in someone else’s home. The program helps provide affordable housing solutions for older adults and others.
San Mateo, California, USA.
Affordable intergenerational housing where older adults, grandparents raising grandchildren, parents and children adopted from foster care live together in the same supportive community.
Portland, Oregon, USA.
Safe and affordable shared housing designed to accommodate the needs of grandparents raising grandchildren.
New York, NY, USA.
Affordable housing development to meet the needs of grandparents raising grandchildren and
Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Affordable housing apartments for grandparents raising grandchildren. The apartments are designed to support the specific needs of grandfamilies. Washington, DC. Watch Video
A network of homesharing programs across the United States to help raise awareness of the benefits of homesharing, encourage best practices and foster the development of new homesharing programs. Vermont, USA. Watch Video
Homesharing for older adults of the Masonic community providing an affordable and supportive housing option for older adults in the community. . California, USA. Watch Video
Provides support, marketing, consulting services and development assistance for communities interested in starting their own cohousing community. California, USA.
Links individuals looking to share housing and cohousing groups together to share resources. The network works to increase awareness and promote the economic and environmental sustainability benefits of homesharing and cohousing communities.
British Columbia, Canada.
An intentional community consisting of shared housing townhomes. The goal is to provide a shared supportive, inter-generational cohousing community with common facilities, and participation by all members.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
A condominium cohousing community where diverse, multigenerational members live in their own private homes and share common amenities. The aim is to promote affordable housing, a sense of connected, intergenerational community and sustainability.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Assisted Lving Housing for Deaf seniors that provides a visually oriented environment by using specialized lighting techniques and interior design requirements.
Community members become caregiviers taking Veterans into their homes providing assisted living through acting as an adult foster home and home care provider.
Accross the USA.
Trial Stay Respite
Seniors are able to try an assisted living facility by staying as a short-term guest resident. Several Sates across the USA. Watch Video
Companion Living Program
A senior roomate pairing program that carefully pairs up residents to share a room in assisted living. "Can anything be done to make a difference in the lives of people with dementia? " Room-mate pairing can!" -Barry B. Zeltzer, M.B.A California, Nevada, Washington, USA.
A board and care assisted living facility for deaf seniors where staff and residents communicate by means of sign language. Arcadia, California
Assisted living and dementia care with a focus on Chinese American culture. In Freemont, California, USA.
The "Granny Pod" or "MEDCottage" is a modular pre-fabricated senior housing alternative to long-term care or a nursing home. The portable elderly housing units are designed to be placed in the backyard of the family caregivers home for easy eldercare access. Pods are equipped with built in home modifications for seniors such as grab bars, lighted floor boards, security cameras, vital sign monitors and other smart technology for senior safety. Available in certain States in the USA. Watch Video
Assisted living facility for the South Asian, Indo-Canadian community in Vancouver, British Columnia. Staff is fluent in English, Punjabi, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu and Fijian Hindi. The facility does not discriminate based on cultural or religion and welcomes seniors from Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Christian faiths and all others.
Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Assisted living retirement community in that respects and celebrates Japanese American senior's heritage and culture. In Los Angeles, California. Watch Video.
Affordable housing program for low-income African American seniors that develops independent living facilities for special needs elderly with enhanced supportive services. Locations throughout Washington, DC, New Orleans, LA, Jackson, MS, Hernando, MS, Marks, MS, Mayersville, MS and Reidsville, NC. U.S.A.
Holistic Nursing Care communities, including Independent Living, Assisted Living and Dementia Care that breaks away from the traditional treatment model of care. In San Francisco, Oakland, Emeryville, California, USA. Watch Video
Nursing Care Faciliites and Assisted Living for seniors within retirement communities in California, USA.
Elderly residents rate their retirement housing, sheltered housing, assisted living, or extra care home for an annual award for best senior housing by using a deck of cards.
the United Kingdom (UK.) Watch Video
Long-term care and short-term rehabilitation care center for Jewish elderly including physical therapy, occupational therapy, wound care therapy and speech therapy services.
New York, NY, USA.
Nursing Care, Assisted Living Programs
Nursing care, assisted living, memory care and independent living for Jewish seniors. To meet the religious and spiritual needs of Jewish senior residents in nursing care, assisted living, memory care and independent living that may not be met in non-Jewish nursing care or assisted living. Mission Viejo, California, USA. Watch Video
The Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation supports three senior housing facilities that offer a range of care from independent senior housing, such as apartments, to assisted living, to long-term nursing care.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
A retirement home and nursing and rehabilitation center for former New York State volunteer firefighters.
New York, USA. Watch Video
Senior Living (Senior Residences) and Continuing Care Retirement Communities (Nursing Care) communities. Select locations across the USA.
Sunrise Senior Living provides seniors with Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Skilled Nursing, Short-Term Stays, (Respite) Companion Living, and Hospice Care. Each senior is given the opportunity to create an Individualized Service Plan, which customizes senior care and service based on the senior resident's interests, needs, preferences and wishes. Across the USA, Locations in Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Senior Living communities providing seniors with independent living along with skilled nursing care. Pennsylvania, USA.
By Design Awards Program
A design award that honors architects, design firms, and senior living providers who incorporate senior friendly and innovative architecture in senior housing specifically senior living communities.
Across the USA.
Greystone provides advisory services to senior living and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) covering everything from planning, business improvement, marketing and management. Across the USA.
A pricy high-end retirement community providing independent living in a stylish community with the option of assisted living, skilled nursing care, and memory support care if required. Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, South Carolina, USA.
Atria Senior Living provides independent living, supportive living, assisted living and memory care services. Through the Engage Life program seniors are matched with targeted activities.
Across the USA.
Inspire U Wellness is a holistic wellness and spirituality program offered at Tealwood Care's nursing care and assisted living facilities. Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, USA.
South Asian Seniors
Sri Om Care for South Asian Seniors specializes in senior services for South Asian elderly such as short term, day care, in home care, and retirement living. The aim is to provide seniors with culturally relevant services so that seniors and their families may have peace of mind. Australia.
Retirement housing and healthcare services for musicians in a place where they can continue to create in the company of fellow musicians. Founded by Giuseppe Verdi Foundation. Italy.
Senior housing advice, equal access and affordable subsidized senior housing for minority ethnic elders Services available in in the following languages: Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Cantonese. In the United Kingdom.
HUD Section 8 rental vouchers and rental assistance for elderly combined with supportive services to help low income elderly with affordable subsidized senior housing. Across the USA.
Cash assistance and affordable subsidized senior housing to eligible senior residents who pay rent for their homes.
British Columbia, Canada
Housing Initiative Program
Affordable subsidized senior housing developments for seniors or persons with disabilities in
British Columbia, Canada.
An affordable senior housing assistance program consisting of a small cottage, reusable, stick-built house constructed by volunteers on a recycled mobile home frame.
Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA. Watch Video
Free information and advice line for seniors, their families and carers about the various senior housing and care options. United Kingdom.
One of the largest providers of affordable senior housing and accompanying senior support services in America. The organization provides access to safe, affordable senior housing along with senior support services near to where seniors reside allowing them to live mobile, fulfilling lives.
Across the USA.
Provides affordable senior home sharing and intergenerational co-housing to low-income seniors.
Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The National Neighbors Silver Campaign aims to empower, organize advocate for and support economically vulnerable older adults particularly in the areas of senior housing and finance. The goal is for seniors to gain access to fair affordable housing and lending. Across the USA. Watch Video
Self Appraisal Questionnaire Program
Online questionnaire (also known as the HOOP program) helps elderly think about the ease of living in their current home and figures out if home modifications may be required or alternate housing arrangements such as co-housing, assisted living, retirement home or a care home may be of benefit. Suggestions and guidance are provided by advisors.
A provider of quality affordable senior housing. EDHOC manages safe and affordable housing for seniors along with supportive health and social services. In several states across the USA.
The Federal Housing Authority (FHA's) Reverse Mortgage or Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Program is a reverse mortgage program for seniors so that they can withdraw some of the equity in their home. The program promotes affordable senior housing.
Across the USA through FHA Approved Lenders Only.
to Stay at Home
Free guide for seniors to help decide if ‘aging in place’ or staying at home as they get older is the right decision for them. The free guide also provides information on how to pay for additional expenses such as in-home care, using reverse mortgages (also known as home equity conversion mortgages.) The program helps seniors on a fixed income,
The National Council on Aging. (NCOA) The U.S. Department Of Housing and Urban Development.
Available Free Online
Senior Property Tax Deferral Program
The Alberta Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program (SPTDP) allows eligible Alberta senior homeowners to defer all or part of their property taxes through a low-interest home equity loan. The senior housing assistance type program frees up cash for seniors, which then may be allocated to other necessary expenses.
The Oregon Department of Revenue will pay senior property taxes each year. The program provides affordable housing assistance to Oregon seniors with what can be a large part of home expenses (property tax.)
Senior Property Tax Deferral Program
The State of Minnesota temporarily pays senior property tax to give seniors tax relief. The program provides senior housing assistance through temporary tax relief. Minnesota, USA.
Senior Property Tax Deferral Program
Provides housing assistance to seniors and veterans by deferring the payment of their property taxes. Colorado, USA
One of the largest providers of affordable senior housing along with long-term care, assisted care and adult day care in the United States. Across the USA. Watch Video
A network of HUD participating housing counseling agencies providing information and advice to help make informed housing decisions. Counselors help older adults and others on topics related to affordable housing, reverse mortgages, public housing, foreclosure avoidance, credit issues, housing vouchers, homelessness and more.
USA. Watch Video
Provides stable affordable housing to seniors, families, people with special needs, including those with developmental disabilities, HIV/AIDS, formerly homeless individuals and Veterans. Across the USA. Watch Video
Affordable housing options for the elderly with built in supports such as support service coordinators, health and wellness screenings and social activities. California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, USA.
Affordable housing for elderly along with support services allowing older adults to continue to live independently for as long as possible.
Boston, USA. Watch Video
Financing for the construction, rehabilitation, acquisition of supportive housing for low-income elderly or rental subsidies for affordable housing. Section 202 aims to increase the supply of affordable housing and support services for the elderly allowing them to live independently.
Across the USA.
Provides affordable, supportive housing for low-income older adults in senior living communities.
California, Delaware, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washington USA.
Affordable housing with support services for low-income older adults.
Los Angles, California, USA.
Affordable Senior Housing
Permanent, affordable housing for seniors so that older adults can independent in a dignified, safe and professionally managed setting.
Washington, DC, USA.
Provides affordable, inclusive housing for independent seniors, families and people with disabilities struggling to meet the demands of market housing.
Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Seniors who plan to stay in their homes as they age can call on a team of trusted aging in place specialists in construction, architecture,and interior design who are available to provide seniors with needed aging-in-place home modifications to ensure ease of mobility and elderly home safety. Across the USA. Watch Video
Additional training for specialists such as contractors, those in construction, architecture, interior design marketing, and more on how to help seniors stay in their homes and age in place. Across the USA.
Award to recognize outstanding aging-in-place remodeling projects. Awards are handed out to Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS) such as home contractors, builders and designers who make home modification appropriate for seniors who are aging in place or staying in their own homes as they age, instead of entering into assisted living.
Across the USA .
Safe at Home Modification and Repair Program
Provides critical free home repairs, home modifications and home improvements for low-income seniors, adults and family homeowners.
Across the USA.
Training program for professional remodelers, contractors, planners, occupational and physical therapists, and policymakers representing the elderly and people with disabilities. To help seniors to live independently, have easier mobility and access in their homes while reducing elderly fall accidents. Across the USA.
A directory put together by the National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification of hundreds of home modification contractors and assistance with repair resources. Across the USA.
Provides minor in-home repair assistance to low-income elderly homeowners so that seniors can remain independent in their homes as long as possible. The program provides home modification and repair assistance while ensuring elderly home safety. Funded by the
State of Virginia.
Safe Senior Housing & Transportation Program
Provides minor home modifications, home repair assistance and escorted transportation to seniors living in high crime areas.
New Jersey, USA.
Seniors with low to moderate income seniors and who have physical disabilities with home repairs assistance, adaptations, maintenance and home modifications to ensure elderly safety at home. Baltimore, USA. Watch Video
Organization run by students who donate their time off from school to assemble wheelchair access ramps at the home of seniors. Virginia, USA.
Free handicapped ramps installed for seniors with low or fixed incomes. To ensure elderly home safety and fall prevention and to ensure that emergency responders have access to senior homes in case of emergency. In Texas, USA.
Free wheelchair ramps built for seniors through individuals, businesses and organization sponsors. Sponsors pay for the construction, installation and volunteer labor of a free wheelchair ramp. In Idaho and Washington USA.
Free handicapped ramps, wheelchair ramps installed for seniors and the disabled. Sponsors have an opportunity to "Adopt a Ramp" for a senior or person with a disability. Dallas, Texas, USA.
A manual, DVD video and specifications on how to design and build wheelchair ramps for senior and the handicapped. Program available Internationally online
Home modifications and home repair assistance for eligible elderly, people with physical disabilities and those with low-income. Adaptations for safety may include wheelchair ramps, grab bars, handrails, roof and gutter replacement, window insulation, home weatherization, painting, fences repair, tree removal plumbing and electrical repair. In Oregon, USA.
Provides installation of free wheelchair ramps, transportation to medical appointments, home modifications such as installation of grab bars, installing oversized steps and other home repair assistance such as home winterization along with telephone check in calls. Alabama, USA.
Provides seniors and others with free wheelchair ramp or other home modifications and home repair assistance under Alaska Medicaid. Alaska, USA.
Builds free ramps that provide access to senior homeowners and those with disabilities. To ensure that low-income, elderly or disabled are able to experience home safety and independence through home modifications. Arkansas, USA.
Gift card for seniors to make home repairs and modifications that they may need, but may be hesitant to pay for by themselves. Home modification and repair safety improvements may be made such as: bathroom bars, safety rails, wheelchair ramps, threshold ramps, walkers, motion sensors, security locks, powered chairs, lift Seats, motion sensor stair lights and much more. Available online Watch Video
Habitat for Humanity provides subsidized critical home repairs and modifications for seniors, those with disabilities or low incomes so that they can age in place. The 'A Brush with Kindness' Program for exterior home beautification and the 'Repair Corps for Veterans' Programs are also featured. Across the USA.
(E-mod) Service Program
Home modifications, adaptations and repairs to ensure elderly home safety and the safety of others with disabilities. New York, USA.
Education and training for professionals and others on creating better designed accessible senior housing and community and public spaces for the aging population. Innovation and research in the design of products and services for seniors using assistive technology is also a priorityto help the aging population.
Training available Internationally online.
Access to Home
Financial assistance to low- and moderate income frail elderly persons who have difficulty with daily activities and those with disabilities to make home modifications, adaptions and repairs to better meet their needs. New York, USA.
Safe and Healthy Living at Home Assessment
Free online assessment survey to help older adults and their families to identify what home modifications may be needed for seniors to continue to live in their own homes and age in place. Available Online.
The Johns Hopkins Community Aging in Place Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) study is a research intervention that makes free home modifications and adjustments to senior's daily routines, which will allow them increased mobility, functionality, and the ability to 'age in place.
Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
An organization which trains senior home safety consultants and businesses to specialize in aging-in-place, home modifications, universal design, and senior home safety assessments. Age Safe America provides resources, education, training and support to those catering to the home modification industry which in turn helps elderly to lead safe independent lives. USA.
Helps elderly with free or subsidized home repair assistance and home modifications for eldelry home safety. Georgia, USA.
Federal program providing weatherization assistance to homeowners with the result of lower energy bills and energy use. US Department of Energy. Across the USA.
HouseProud Atlanta provides free home repairs for low-income senior homeowners or disabled homeowners in order to keep them warm, safe and dry. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Free Wheelchair Ramps Access Ramps Program
Volunteers team up with AMBUCS to build free wheelchair ramps and access ramps for the disabled and seniors in need. Minor home modifications can greatly help those with mobility issues to have access to their homes and live independent mobile lives. Across the USA.
Free Wheelchair Ramp Program
Makes home modifications by building wheelchair ramps (on-site home construction) for seniors and those with disabilities. To give seniors and those with disabilities access in and out of their homes.
USA, Canada, India, Russia, Locations in Europe and Africa.
Building free ramps through grants for homeowners or renters who are in need of a wheelchair ramp and/ or are disabled and meet the income requirements.
Eureka, California, USA.
Seniors who plan to live in their own homes as they age can call on a team of Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists who are available to provide seniors with needed aging-in-place home modifications to ensure ease of mobility and elderly home safety.
An annual program that uses volunteers and members of the Master Builders organization (home builders, contractors and home remodelers) to build free wheelchair ramps and access ramps for low-income homeowners. King & Snohomish Counties, Washington, USA.
Helps low-income seniors living in rural America so that they can make free or loaned home repairs, home modifications for accessibility (such as free wheelchair or access ramps) and home improvements necessary to make their homes decent, safe, and sanitary. Across the USA.
Free Ramp Program
Caring Christian Carpenters volunteer to build free ramps at the homes of individuals who are no longer able to climb stairs. Access ramps and minor home modifications help seniors and those who are disabled to live mobile, fulfilling and independent lives.
North Carolina and Washington, USA.
The Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity builds free ramps for persons with disabilities. Providing a wheelchair or access ramp and other minor home modific ations can greatly improve the quality of life of seniors or persons with disabilities and promote healthy, independent living.Across the USA.
Free Ramp Program
ARISE helps those with a disability to install a free access ramp at their home. So that seniors in need or those with a disability can make home modifications and continue to live independently in their communities.
Madison, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties, New York, USA.
Roll-A-Ramp is a multi use wheelchair, van and modular ramp that can be adjusted, rolled up and stored. Roll -A- Ramp gives wheelchair users more mobility by providing a portable vehicle ramp and a building ramp. Available Internationally. Watch Video
Provides home modifications and adaptations for seniors such as wheelchair ramps, stairlifts, room conversions, bathroom adaptations, heating and more. Dublin, Ireland. Watch Video
In home care assistance such as home safety modifications, meals, wellness personal care, adult daycare and caregiver programs for older adults. Georgia, USA.
The RESTORE program provides financial assistance and funding to senior homeowners to make home safety modifications.
New York, NY, USA.
Provides technological assistance to elderly or those with disabilities in order to help them live more comfortably and complete tasks of daily living. Nevada, USA. Watch Video
Federally funded assistance for low-income seniors and others to help pay utility bills such as heating and air conditioning, minor home repairs and costs related to utility emergency shut offs. Across the USA.
Provides free home safety assessments, repairs and modifications for older adults such as installing a low-profile bathtub and grab bars in the bathroom, an accessible toilet or replacing cabinets and flooring. The aim is to make daily routines easier so that seniors can continue to live safely in their own homes. Across the USA.
Free wheelchair ramp installation for veterans and their families, the elderly and anyone with physical disabilities and in need. Across the USA. Watch Video
Provides free or subsidized roof
repairs and/ or home safety modifications for elderly and others to help eliminate barriers to accessibility for persons with mobility or other physical impairments.
Washington, DC, USA.
Provides free home safety modifications and free ramps for low-income older adults or those physical disabilities.
Provides free home repair assistance and home modifications, house painting, yard work, house cleaning services along with senior services such as benefits eligibility, financial planning, affordable housing services meals and more.
Denver, Colorado, USA.
Care & Repair Cymru – the "Older People's Housing Champion" is a national charity working to ensure that elderly are living safely in their homes that are still meeting their physical needs. Home improvement assistance and support is provided to elderly. In Wales, United Kingdom
An organization that groups together home improvement agencies, which aim to assist vulnerable, elderly, disabled or low-income homeowners to modify, repair, or adapt their homes so that they may live more independently with dignity. Also known as Care and Repair or Staying Put Schemes. England, United Kingdom UK.
Home Improvement Program
A not-for-profit staying put scheme helping coordinate home improvements, home repairs and adaptations to homes of elderly in the
England, United Kingdom UK
Home improvement agency that helps elderly or disabled persons to repair, maintain or adapt their homes through a housing advisor visit and support during contractor work. Home repairs and modifications allow elderly to "stay put" or "age in place" and avoid moving into long-term care facilities. Leicester, England. United Kingdom UK
Assists elderly in home improvement, home modifications, helps them assess options, obtain finance and supports them through the repair process. So they can "stay put" or "age in place" and avoid moving into long-term care facilities. Manchester, England, United Kingdom UK
Home improvement agency that helps elderly or disabled persons "stay put" in their own homes by repairing, maintaining or adapting their homes through a housing advisor visit and support during contractor work.London, England, United Kingdom UK
A home improvement agency providing support for elderly or the disabled helping them maintain their independence and remain in their own homes or "stay put" for as long as possible. London, England, United Kingdom UK
Through the use of home repairs, aids, home adaptations, home improvements agencies can empower elderly individuals to live independently at home. England, United Kingdom UK
Home Improvement Program
The "FOLD-Staying Put Home Improvement" Program is similar to a care and repair or home improvement agency that helps elderly and those with disabilities by offering free practical advice and support to adapt their homes through the Housing Executive Grants Scheme. Ireland.United Kingdom, UK.
Offers independent advice and assistance to help elderly or disabled homeowners repair, improve or adapt their homes so that they can live in comfort and safely in their own community. Scotland, United Kingdom, UK.
Home Modification Program
The Commonwealth Home and Community Care Services – Home Modification Program makes home improvements for elderly, especially those who have difficulty doing everyday tasks, and are at risk of premature admission to long term residential care. Australia.
Home Renovation Service Program
The "Archicentre Limited Home Renovation Service" Program provides free home safety inspections for elderly Victorian homeowners or those who have a disability. During the inspection the home renovation service identifies what repair work or home modifications need to be done to make the home a safe place to live as homeowners are aging. Australia.
Home Modification and Maintenance Program
The New South Wales Home Modification And Maintenance Services Program is a home improvement agency that assists the aged or those with a disability to remain living at home and to live more independently in the community. New South Wales, Australia.
An online guide for how to design new homes (or make home modifications to existing homes) allowing seniors to age in place comfortably. To use smart design strategies to make it easier, more accessible and safer for seniors to live in their own homes as they age. Across Canada.
Offer financial home repair assistance for home modifications that will help low-income Canadian seniors to age in place in their own homes safely and independently. Also provides a free handy checklist for senior home modification. Across Canada.
Grants to help elderly who are facing financial difficulties with everyday essential bills and expenses and home repairs or modifications.
Moving & Estate Sales
Assists with the transition of a senior move out of a family home and into assisted living, independent living, condos, and cooperatives. Also assists with with family estates to be liquidated.
Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Caring Transitions specializes in senior moving, downsizing and estate sale services. The senior moving company coordinates move planning, scheduling, sorting, packing, unpacking, liquidation, etc. and gives peace of mind to seniors and their families when a senior is moving into a nursing home, or retirement home or downsizing a home.
Across the USA and Canada. Watch Video
Professional senior move managers help coordinate the process of seniors moving out of their home and into a new home, nursing home, retirement home, a relative's home or some other location.
Across the USA.
Provides senior moving resources ranging from senior movers, packers, estate liquidators, in-home caregivers, to elder law specialists. The site provides certified specialists in senior moving for those looking to make a home transition, downsize or make home modifications.
Across the USA and Canada.
Senior Transitions helps seniors move preparing for life transitions such as: relocation to another residence, moving into a nursing home or other long term care, retirement community, home modification and repair, change in health care coverage, a change in financial situation, the death of a spouse and other situations.
South Carolina, USA.
Free senior housing expo to help older adults decide on housing options including: assisted living residences, independent living facilities, nursing homes, in-home healthcare and more. Seniors who either need to or want to make a change in their living status can have access to and learn about several options in one location. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA.
The Senior Move Partnership will help elderly who are considering a move or relocation with a consultation and estimate along with a coordinated plan to meet specific needs. The aim is to provide seniors help moving every step of the way from assistance with downsizing to selling the home and financial and legal advice.England.
A senior moving, relocation and downsizing service that support seniors and their families during a move providing a supported transition.
Elder Friendly Communities Program
Certifying certain housing communities as Senior Friendly based on senior faciliites and ease of access.
Movement and and how to resources to create elder friendly, senior friendly or "AdvantAged" communities using surveys and action plans. Available Online.
Discussions and strategy group to better adapt communities to fit the needs of seniors in Michigan, USA.
Resources, tools, and strategies that support environmental and policy change for healthy aging. By the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Healthy Aging Research (CDC-HAN) Across the USA.
Servicing Jewish neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland, USA., that are Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC's) with healhtcare, home repairs, transportation and more.
Helping prepare, educate and finance communities to learn how to create senior friendly communities for the aging population. Across the USA.
Older Adult Retirement Communities Programs
Active older adult retirement communities and Adult nursing care facilities offering assisted lving. In California, Florida, Louisiana and others States across the USA and Mexico.
Provides tools that housing communities can use to modify the environment to be senior friendly and to provide businesses and services that better serve the needs of seniors. Alberta, Canada.
A global network started by the World Health Organization (WHO), which provides a shared platform for cities and communities that would like to be more age friendly or senior friendly. International.
The Livable Communities Project looks at community livability issues from the design perspective of an aging population. The project aims to improve senior housing and make communities senior friendly for older Australians. New South Wales, Australia.
Age Friendly NYC is an initiative to create age-friendly or senior friendly neighborhoods, housing, businesses, technology, colleges and universities, and appropriate age friendly disaster preparedness and response in New York City. Watch Video
Age-Friendly Communities Network
The Federal Government of Canada in partnership with the provinces and territories is running a promotional campaign to create an Age-Friendly Communities initiative across Canada.Watch Video
The United Nations addresses international matters related to aging and aims to build a society for all ages and senior friendly communities through government policy, advocating, and engaging civil and private sectors to discuss aging related issues. International.
for Getting Outdoors
Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I'DGO) researches and identifies the most effective ways of ensuring the outdoor environment is designed inclusively and senior friendly in order to improve the quality of life of older people. United Kingdom.
Research project exploring age friendly designed environments. Older adults emotional response to particular design, and the effect of physical design on health and mobility is covered. London, England.
An Age-Friendly Initiative to help prepare the city of Los Angeles for an aging population. The mayor of Los Angeles has pledged to help unite public and private leadership, resources, ideas and strategy to make Los Angeles an age-friendly city and to improve the lives of older adults. Los Angeles.
Age-Friendly Boston works with the the city of Boston’s public agencies, businesses, cultural, educational, and religious institutions, and community groups to better adapt services to increase the quality of life of older adults. Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
An initiative to make the City of Hamilton an age-friendly city in which older adults can live more comfortably and age in place in their own homes and community by having access to services. Ontario, Canada. Watch Video
Act on our Issues
Information and training to help identify barriers in a neighborhood which prevent older people from accessing services and resources. Scotland. Watch Video
A national charity dedicated to advocating for more age-friendly cities as a norm and to improve the quality of life for older adults in their communities. United Kingdom.
Organizing neighbors in multi-housing units to form connections and engage in activities to reduce social isolation and loneliness, and build resilience across generations.
British Columbia, Canada.
LGBT Retirement Community Program
Retirement community for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender LGBT seniors in Australia.
LGBT Retirement Community Program
Retirement community in Montreal, Canada for LGBT lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender senior citizens.
Condominium, Independent and Assisted Living for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender LGBT senior housing which offers a trial stay to those who wish to test out the facilities before moving in.
New Mexico, USA and Vancouver, Canada.
The first low-income housing development for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender senior citizens in the United States located in
Los Angeles California, USA. Watch Video
LGBT friendly senior housing community which provides low-income LGBT seniors and others with affordable housing, social support, and quality senior services. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Watch Video
Stonewall Housing advocates for older LGBT housing. The organization aims to increase awareness of the need for greater LGBT housing to policy makers, developers, landlords and the community. United Kingdom UK.
Senior LGBT Services
The Los Angeles LGBT Center provides senior LGBT support services such as affordable senior housing, social activities, support groups, intergenerational activities and advocacy. Los Angeles, California, USA. Watch Video
Retirement housing complex for LGBT seniors providing LGBT seniors with support and community during their retirement years.
Independent senior living community and assisted living for LGBT seniors boasting beautiful homes and scenery.
Sonoma County, California, USA.
Independent senior living and assisted living for LGBT seniors providing welcoming senior living apartments and supportive senior care for LGBT older adults.
Palm Spring, California, USA.
Housing for LGBTQ+ Older Adults
Affordable and inclusive senior housing for LGBTQ+ older adults. San Francisco, California, USA. Watch Video
Community Day Program for Seniors
A day program for LGBTQ+ older adults providing an engaging, inclusive environment for senior members of the LGBTQ+ Community. San Francisco, California, USA. Watch Video
An initiative that aims to improve access to affordable housing and improve the health and wellbeing of older adults in the LGBTQ and HIV positive communities. NSW Australia.
Apartments for Homeless Seniors Program
Provides affordable housing for seniors age 55 and older with disabling conditions including those who have been in temporary housing, homeless or chronically homeless.
Utah, USA. Watch Video
Provides housing assistance, support and placement to homeless seniors so that they can access the resources and support to to move out of temporary housing to more permanent housing. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Temporary shelter housing that fills the gap in emergency housing for seniors by providing shelter for homeless or at-risk seniors or those who are less than 55 years old with a disability. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Provides emergency financial assistance to homeless or marginally housed low-income seniors so that they can find more permenent housing. Oakland, California, USA.
The program offers compassion and support in helping homeless seniors reclaim their lives, with a sense of dignity and belonging.
New York, NY, USA.
Provides critical, temporary and rapid housing placement services for seniors who are chronically homeless and have a mental health and substance abuse issues.
Oakland, California, USA.
An overnight facility for homeless sick elderly who have no family to help. Seniors are given a clean place to stay overnight and a warm breakfast in the morning.
Highly Supported Program
Transitional support for senior men with a history of homelessness, addictions/concurrent disorder issues. Ontario, Canada.
Temporary senior shelter for abused seniors. Offers a safe, secure shelter to men or women over 55 experiencing elder abuse in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Homeless seniors are provided with temporary housing assistance and follow up by the Jewish organization DOROT. New York, NY, USA.
Permanent housing and support for homeless elderly. Includes employment and addiction recovery if needed. New Haven, CT, USA.
Provides a senior living in poverty in Peru with a monetary gift so they can regularly attend a drop in center. Peru.
The first comprehensive elder abuse senior shelter within a long-term care facility in the United States.
New York, NY, USA.
Older Homelessness Program
Housing and homelessness agencies raising awareness of elderly homeless people in the United Kingdom (UK.)
Staff canvas homeless shelters in Boston weekly to identify and place homeless seniors in permanent housing.
Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
A senior shelter for homeless elderly in Oklahoma that helps vulnerable homeless elderly and other citizens transition into permanent housing, to rebuild their lives and their self-esteem.
Oklahoma City, OK, USA.
Housing for formerly homeless and low-income seniors with mental illness or chronic substance abuse.
Los Angeles, California, USA
Elder Abuse Prevention
An elder abuse shelter for victims of elder abuse which provides a safe place, temporary housing and social services. Senior Haven houses senior victims of physical, sexual, financial, verbal, emotional or psychological abuse or neglect.
New Jersey, USA.
A homeless shelter for seniors providing short-term emergency services such as housing, meals, clothing, benefits and referrals to other agencies. The program provides food, shelter and other rehabilitative services to seniors who are unable to provide for themselves. Houston, Texas, USA.
Elder abuse shelter providing temporary housing within existing older adult living communities. To provide a safe place, care, support and social services to victims of elder abuse. Michigan, USA.
Homeless Seniors Program
A transitional housing program for homeless seniors providing older adults with temporary housing and support while they are need.
San Diego, California, USA.
The project helps low-income seniors avoid eviction, find affordable housing and prevent the growing problem of senior homelessness.
New York, NY, USA.
Towne Twin Village
A housing community for homeless seniors including tiny houses, apartments and RVs, community center, medical center and more. The project aims to provide a solution for homelessness that includes housing first followed by permanent supportive housing supports to ensure that the home remains a home.
San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Social isolation prevention programs for older adults including housing assistance, free meals. healthcare services, financial assistance with bills, advocacy, community programs and workshops. Los Angeles County, USA. Watch Video
The Housing Bureau for Seniors helps prevent senior homelessness, evictions, property tax or mortgage foreclosures and advocates for affordable senior housing. The Bureau helps seniors find and maintain safe and affordable housing by providing housing assistance and support services. Michigan, USA. Watch Video
Advocates for housing for homeless elderly by partnering with system leaders, housing experts, and people impacted by homelessness.
Los Angeles, California, USA.
Invisible People increases awareness about homelessness and specifically elderly homelessness through innovative storytelling, education, news, and advocacy. North America and the United Kingdom. Watch Video
Provides homeless seniors with transitional housing, housing support, counseling, case management, and housing navigation. The program provides homeless seniors with the tools to prepare them to reside in permanent housing along with homelessness advocacy. California, USA. Watch Video
The Weingart Center provides affordable permanent supportive housing to seniors and senior veterans (55+) who are experiencing homelessness. The goal is provide homeless older adults with the essential tools needed to get off the streets, stabilize their lives, secure income, and permanent housing.
Los Angeles, California, USA. Watch Video
Stop Abuse of Elders Shelter Program
A model, guidance and resources for how to start an elder abuse shelter in a community. The program works to create a network of elder abuse shelters through shared resources, common standards, and a community of support. Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Researching innovative solutions and practices to shelter and provide affordable housing for older adults. Vancouver, Montreal,Calgary, Canada.
Permanent supportive housing for elderly with health conditions experiencing homelessness.
Anchorage, Alaska, USA.