Three partnerships are coordinating health care, legal, and social services to meet the unique challenges faced by older adults

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

As the American population continues to age, health care, social service, community, and family resources should be deployed with person-centered goals that maximize older adults’ independence and control over their priorities. An issue brief released today by the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership describes the pressing legal needs facing older adults, and ways that coordinating health care, legal, and social services can improve their care and well-being. The report details three medical-legal partnership programs serving older adults and their impact on preventing homelessness, improving financial stability, and more. Click here to read the full report, “Socially Vulnerable Older Adults & Medical-Legal Partnership”.