Commission delivered final report to Congress on June 28, 2002
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Cover of Final Report Final Report to Congress in Manuscript Format
Following one year of independent research on housing, service and demographic issues and a series of nationwide hearings, the Seniors Commission presented it's report to Congress on June 28, 2002. The Seniors Commission finds that with the aging of the World War II Baby Boom generation, the current lack of appropriate housing and services for seniors will be even more critical, unless policy changes are made. To address what is referred to as a "Quiet Crisis", the Commission is offering Congress more than 50 specific policy recommendations.   More >>>

 Congressional Testimony
Executive Director Gerard Holder, Chairman Sarbanes of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, Co-Chair Ellen Feingold and Commissioner John Erickson pause from conversation for a photo. Testimony before Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on June 27, 2002
The Seniors Commission presented its key research findings and policy recommendations to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on June 27, 2002. Testifying before Chairman Sarbanes and committee members were Co-Chair Ellen Feingold and Commissioner John Erickson (for Nancy Hooks). Recommendations called for intensified government, private sector, non-profit and faith-based efforts to improve, streamline, extend and unify housing with services for seniors.
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Welcome to the official website of the Commission on Affordable Housing and Health Facility Needs for Seniors in the 21st Century. This Commission was created by Congress to report on the housing and health needs for the next generation of seniors and offer policy and legislative recommendations for enhancing services and increasing the available housing for this rapidly growing segment of our society.  More >>>

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