Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Baltimore Seniors and Housing Collaborative, in partnership with the Community Development Network of Maryland and Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, to learn about coordinated, equity-focused policy responses to maintain housing security for seniors. Presentations will new research on reverse mortgage patterns among senior homeowners in Baltimore City, recent national research on the lack of sufficient affordable housing available to a growing share of senior renters, and plans for the launch of federal stimulus aid to prevent mortgage foreclosures in Baltimore City and the State of Maryland.
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders and Aging Affinity Groups for our first program in a new Mental Health Series. This session will focus on the correlation of the significant increase in diagnosis of dementia felt within communities of color and chronic stress caused by determinants of health. Our guest speakers will also present on new drug therapies (including the controversial Aducnumab), current research, legislative recommendations for Maryland to develop a data-driven, multi-year plan to meet the cognitive and behavioral challenges of the elder boom.
Join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Affinity Group on Aging and the Maryland Gerontological Association for a virtual summit to learn about innovative local and national models for aging in the community. This special event will include a cadre of esteemed speakers, networking opportunities, and more!
It is estimated that by 2030, over 22% of Maryland's population will be older adults. Studies have shown that the vast majority of older adults wish to age in place in their homes. With the transition to more and more older adults aging in their
Technology has become an increasingly important tool for older adults and people with disabilities to stay connected to each other and to the goods, services, and supports they need to stay healthy and thrive. Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Affinity on Aging and our distinguished speakers as we learn ways to bridge the “digital divide” and ensure everyone has access to affordable high-speed internet, devices, and skills allowing them to safely access meaningful content and online tools to meet their needs.
The aged homeless population is growing rapidly and will continue to grow for the next decade. Please Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Baltimore Seniors & Housing Collaborative for a discussion on forecasts of the aged homeless population; projected costs associated with the use of shelter, health care, and long-term care by this aged homeless population; proposed housing and service intervention models matched to the varying level of housing and services needs of these subgroups; and potential service cost reductions associated with housing interventions.
The Affinity Group on Aging invites you to a program focusing on the critical determinant of health; the lack of affordable, accessible transportation for older adults. As Baltimore City residents age, they often lose their capacity to drive which negatively impacts their independence and quality of life contributing to ill health due to social isolation and loneliness.
All funders are welcome to join the Seniors & Housing Collaborative to learn about Chase Brexton and SAGE’s innovative multi-disciplinary health equity programs serving LGBTQ people over 50 and those aging with HIV. With housing as a frame, we’ll hear about their comprehensive primary and behavioral health care services, affordable housing options, and training about how to provide welcoming and affirming care and services.
Join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Affinity Group on Aging for a special virtual forum highlighting research on the health impact of social isolation and loneliness among Older Adults contributing to higher rates of mortality, depression, and cognitive decline.
All funders are welcome to join the Seniors and Housing Collaborative to hear about housing models that coordinate the resources of social-service agencies, community health providers and nonprofit housing organizations to support older adults who choose to live independently at home.