Supporting the Unique Needs of Seniors Experiencing Homelessness

June 17, 2020

Canham, S.L. (2020, June 17). Supporting the unique needs of seniors experiencing homelessness, for QuaranTalk’s with Teasley with The University of Utah College of Social Work.

Across North America, the numbers of older adults who are at risk of or are experiencing homelessness is increasing. After a welcome and introduction by the University of Utah College of Social Work’s Dean Martell Teasley, Dr. Sarah Canham reviewed the current state of homelessness among older adults; presented community-based research findings on the unique health, social, and shelter/housing needs of this special population; and shared recommendations for supporting older persons experiencing homelessness.

Presented live on June 17, 2020, this presentation is part of the College of Social Work’s webinar series, QuaranTalks with Teasley. For information about future events in this series, please visit: