The Hardships of Aging, Homelessness and Affordable Housing

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Aging and living on the streets are tough experiences in their own right, but when you put the two together it’s bound to become a major issue. In Baltimore there’s an estimated 4,000 people who are homeless each night and this population is growing older. This is part of a national trend that estimates that nearly half of all single adults who are homeless are 47 years old or older.

The health hardships of living on the street are many; from the obvious issues of exposure to extreme weather and a lack of food, to the …read more