Foster Families Find Support with Elderly in Housing Community

Foster Families Find Support with Elderly in Housing Community

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About 15 percent of seniors in the U.S. live below the poverty line and many struggle to find affordable housing. But a unique community in Oregon is offering low-income seniors reduced rents, in exchange for volunteering time.

Bridge Meadows is a supportive housing development for families who adopt foster children. 27 apartments are filled with seniors who agree to volunteer about 10 hours a week with the adoptive families.

(WATCH the video or below READ the story from PBS Newshour)

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