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Working with Low-Income and Homeless Older Adults

Nancy Hooyman, PhD

Hooyman Endowed Professor in Gerontology
Dean Emeritus

School of Social Work

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]