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Social determinants of health

If those in health care seek to develop new ways to help patients stay in their homes, they must also find ways to temper how they affect communities in which they reside.
Shelterforce Magazine
4 days ago
LGBTQ elders are more likely than their age-peers to have experienced discrimination, leaving them more likely to be poor and have chronic health problems. LGBTQ-friendly senior housing aims to provide a safe and supportive place to age.
Shelterforce Magazine
December 2, 2020, 12pm PST
Affordable housing providers have touted the connections between health and the places where people live for years. In a small city outside of Boston, the evidence is incontrovertible.
Shelterforce Magazine
November 6, 2020, 7am PST
Tips for community organizations looking to build relationships with local public health departments.
Shelterforce Magazine
September 29, 2009, 2pm PDT
The relationship between poverty, poor health and obesity is complex, writes Daniel Engber. However, research is showing that "obesogenic" environments and social inequality play leading roles in all three.