Unhoused older adults face some serious challenges to their well-being relative to younger adults. Homeless persons between ages 50 and 62 often have similar healthcare needs to housed persons 10-20 years older.
Older homeless people are also more likely to suffer from cognitive impairments compared to younger homeless adults – Older homeless are likely to suffer from impairments resulting from depression or dementia, which can contribute to the worsening of their physical health.
For more information contact our Service Coordinator:
Barbara Thomas (402) 451-4477 ext. 126