Jan. 21: Housing for Older Adults: Resources, Advocacy and Innovation

West Side Inter-Agency sponsored an educational session on Housing for Older Adults: Resources, Advocacy and Innovation, which covered the diverse faces of housing for older adults on NYC’s Upper West Side and beyond. Speakers discussed new and existing options including assisted living facilities, housing for the LGBTQ community as well as current advocacy issues related to housing for older adults. Borough President Gale Brewer opened the session by framing some of the current issues with housing. Presenters included Melissa Sheehan, 305 West End AL, Brendan Cheney, NY Housing Conference, and Paul Nagle, Stonewall Community Development Corporation.