Working with Low-Income and Homeless Older Adults

Nancy Hooyman, PhD

Hooyman Endowed Professor in Gerontology
Dean Emeritus
School of Social Work
University of Washington

Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify rates of homelessness, hunger and poverty among vulnerable older adults.
  • Describe the types of needs faced by homeless older adults.
  • Suggest practice, programmatic and policy interventions for working effectively with homeless elders.

[From the Winter 2016 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]