Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is the largest national research institute devoted to homelessness in Canada. The COH is the curator of the Homeless Hub.
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The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is the largest national research institute devoted to homelessness in Canada. The COH is the curator of the Homeless Hub.Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
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“No Home, No Place”: Addressing the Complexity of Homelessness in Old Age Through Community Dialogue
The aging-in-place agenda supports the right of seniors to live in their preferred environment, as the place where they can retain a sense of independence and control in old age. This right is...
Objectives Research suggests that being older and homeless is associated with unique characteristics and potential barriers to improved living conditions. Additional research is needed to better...
Over the past 25 years, the proportion of the homeless population 50 years of age and older has increased rapidly, from 11% in 19901 to nearly 50% today.2 Older homeless adults experience early onset...
Effective practices on collaboration between affordable seniors’ housing providers and mental health service providers
This report was developed in response to the membership of the Older Adult Service Providers of Calgary (OASPoC) observing that seniors with serious mental illnesses were often at ri sk of losing...
In the winter of 2006, the Chicago Alliance to End Homelessness teamed with Loyola University’s Center for Urban Research and Learning to undertake a nine-month study of people in Chicago who were...
The perspectives of formerly homeless, older women are absent in the academic literature on aging and homelessness. In this study, a group of formerly homeless women, aged 45 years and older were...
The Role of Support Services in Promoting Social Inclusion for the Disadvantaged Urban-dwelling Elderly
Background Disadvantaged older adults living in non-family situations in Toronto are more likely than older adults living in family situations to have less economic security, less social support, and...
As the elderly population continues to grow, the challenges of providing it with respectful, high-quality, cost-effective care is becoming a focal point for all healthcare stakeholders. In a disease-...
Welcome to the first edition of “Services for Seniors” from the City of Toronto’s Shelter, Support and Housing Administration Division. The focus of this guide is to provide vulnerable seniors and...
Objectives: To examine the prevalence of homeless older adults and causes of homelessness among the elderly. Methods: Systematic review involving search of Medline, Cochrane Review and GoogleScholar...