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Living Arrangements - Historical Perspective, Types Of Living Arrangements, Housing For Semi-independent Older Persons, Dependent Older Adults

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Factors that determine living arrangements over the course of late life are diverse and complex. Living arrangements have important implications for an older adult's emotional, financial, and physical health, and historical changes in elderly living arrangements, the range of housing options available, and factors that predict living arrangements all have consequences for the well-being of older adults.

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almost 6 years ago

I have begun to realize that I will be homesess. I have been laid off now for two years, am a woman of 67 years. I have worked since I was 14, I was a run-away but graduated from HS and College. I worked all of my life until the crash. I lost my investments. My x-husband allowed me to move in with him. But this is just a rooming situation, with little security, and no joy.

I have diabetes which makes problems of all sorts.

I have no Idea how to find help, housing, I have soc. sec.,
my x is 80 years old, and needs help now, but I will have to leave if he dies.

Can you tell me if there is an agency that I could contact about housing. I live in Oregon but would rather move back to California. Or is homelessness simply a reality I must face alone.