The policy brief discusses permanent supportive housing and how it is effective at ending chronic homelessness among aging homeless adults.
Recent research suggests that intellectually demanding work is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia, according to a review of the current literature.
Return to Religion? Predictors of Religious Change Among Baby-Boomers in their Transition to Later Life
Researchers find that Baby-Boomers’ gravitation towards religion is characterized by their growing interest in spiritual matters and their need to cope with challenges caused by social, health, and economic losses.
The issue brief explores millennial caregiving in the United States with the goal of enhancing our understanding of the experiences and challenges of young adults providing care for a family member or friend living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
The report projects that the prevalence and cost of Alzheimer’s disease among Latinos will grow exponentially in the coming decades.
The report finds that the demand for family caregivers for adults who are 65 or older is increasing significantly in the United States, and family caregivers need more recognition, information and support to fulfill their responsibilities and maintain their own health, financial security and well-being.
Findings from the Urban Institute report show that older Hispanics receive much less income, hold much less wealth and are much more likely to be impoverished than the overall U.S. older adult population.
The report is one of the most comprehensive explorations of aging and quality of life ever conducted on Los Angeles County’s older residents.
New Research Highlights the Benefits of Community Programs for Older African Americans in Los Angeles County
Despite high need, some programs and services for older adults are underused, inaccessible or unavailable to many African American older adults throughout Los Angeles County, according to the research brief.