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Innovations from the Field: BayPath Elder Services, Inc.

Learn how this agency manages the region's supportive housing initiative to provide information and referrals on issues such as transportation to and from doctor's appointments, navigating SNAP benefits, and helping tenants deal with financial challenges.

Each month, we will spotlight a AAA described in past USAging reports. Below is an excerpt from Innovations from the Field: AAA Housing and Homelessness Programs. Read the publication to learn innovative ways that AAAs are addressing the housing needs of older adults.
 
Among its many duties serving older adults in Massachusetts' MetroWest region, BayPath Elder Services, Inc., manages the daily operations of the region's Supportive Housing Initiative in Marlborough, MA. The supportive housing model combines housing with coordinated on-site services for older adults and people with disabilities. Developed by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the Department of Housing and Community Development, this supportive housing model approximates service-intensive assisted living in a public housing setting, as described in this case example report.

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USAging Fact: Learn about your peers’ work—and how it can fit into your agency’s goals! The AIA Awards recognizes successful and innovative programs that USAging members have developed to serve older adults. Get inspiration from our 2021 winners.