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National Center on Law & Elder Rights: What it Takes to Age in Place: Bringing Housing and Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) Together

  • 17 Jun 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Webcast

What it Takes to Age in Place: Bringing Housing and Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) Together

When: Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 11:00-12:00 P.T./2:00-3:00 E.T.

Most people want to age in place and stay near their friends and family and in their community. This ideal can become complicated when housing becomes unstable or unaffordable, or when supportive services are not available in the home and community. This training will explore the intersection of health and housing to support aging in place. It will provide information about Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS), as well as what housing-related services can be funded through Medicaid.

Participants will:

  1. Understand the connection between health and housing;
  2. Learn the different ways that Medicaid can fund HCBS to keep people in their homes or create housing for people experiencing homelessness; and
  3. Hear about examples of different community models that have integrated housing and health care to support housing stability, including for previously homeless older adults.


  • Patti Prunhuber, Senior Housing Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging
  • Claire Ramsey, Senior Health Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging

Closed captioning will be available on this webcast. A link with access to the captions will be shared through GoToWebinar’s chat box shortly before the webcast start time.

This training will be presented in a WEBCAST format to accommodate more participants. Due to the high volume of participants, computer audio will be the only option to listen to the presentation. No telephone call-in number will be provided. Please plan accordingly. Thank you. 

This webcast will be recorded and available on our website shortly after the presentation. The recording and training materials will also be emailed to all registrants within a few days after the training.

The webcast will take place on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET and will run for one hour.


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