In the News

  • Snapshot Summary of Northgate II Wellness Program

    A 2009 study by Dr. Jeffrey Brenner and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers revealed “hot spots”— or geographic areas in the city with extensive use of these expensive medical services. Patients from just 6% of Camden’s city blocks accounted for 27% of all of the city’s emergency department (ED) visits and 37% of its ED costs.Northgate II, an affordable housing property in North Camden, was one of the city’s two primary hot spots, according to Brenner’s research. Dr. Brenner approached Fair Share Housing Development in 2011 to see if the organization would be interested in working with the Camden Coalition to reduce the extensive and unnecessary ED and hospital visits among Northgate II residents. Fair Share eagerly agreed.

    Published in LeadingAge Center for Housing Plus Services on November 20th, 2015 Northgate II | View PDF

  • Northgate II: Providing Services to Shrink a “Hotspot”

    This case study describes the evolution of the Northgate II housing community for older adults and adults with disabilities in Camden, NJ. The study details how the housing community evolved, the services and supports that are available to residents, how those services and supports are delivered, and the program’s perceived benefits and challenges.

    Published in LeadingAge Center for Housing Plus Services on November 20th, 2015 Northgate II | View PDF

  • Affordable Senior Housing Plus Services:  What’s the Value?

    The availability of an onsite service coordinator at federally subsidized senior housing properties reduced hospital admissions among residents by 18%, according to a new report from LeadingAge Center for Housing Plus Services.

    Published in LeadingAge Center for Housing Plus Services on November 20th, 2015 Northgate II | View PDF

  • Innovations in Housing Plus Services Rely on Expanding Staff Roles

    Demands on affordable housing providers are growing as their residents age in place with escalating medical and supportive care needs. Fair Share Northgate II is at the cutting edge of the “housing plus services” movement which aims to help residents remain independent in their homes for as long as possible and manage their health effectively.

    Published in LeadingAge Magazine on August 31st, 2015 Northgate II | View PDF