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The housing gap for Michigan’s senior, disabled residents

“The report notes that Michigan is one of the fastest aging states in the nation, with one in four residents turning 65 by 2035. At the same time, nearly 1 in 3 Michigan adults have a disability.

The panel discussed solutions to the problems in housing these populations face, such as the current shortage of healthcare workers that make independent living possible for some.

The panel consisted of representatives from AARP Michigan, Detroit Disability Power, MLPP and Disability Network Southwest Michigan.”

ID: Pictured is a White House with a wooden ramp leading to the front door. An older adult is approaching the door as three other people appear to move about the front yard. Text reads "The housing gap for Michigan’s senior, disabled residents.”

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