Several frequently-used terms are defined as follows:
Seniors or elders are terms that will be used interchangeably throughout this report. They refer to individuals who are 65 years of age or older.
Very low income individuals are those whose incomes do not exceed 50% of the area median income.
Low Income individuals are defined as those persons whose incomes do not exceed 80% of the area median income.
Moderate Income individuals are those individuals whose income is between 80 and 100% of area median income.
Aging in Place refers to individuals living where they have lived for many years; living in a non-healthcare environment; and using products, services and conveniences to allow and enable them to not have to move as circumstances change.
Service-enriched housing is housing that provides residents with services that are not usually made available to the residents of low income or subsidized independent senior housing by the property management entity. These services may include any or all of the following: transportation, meals, housekeeping, personal care, adult day care, fitness/wellness programs, computer centers and structured social activities.
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