Susan Poor, M.P.H., is a specialist in community approaches to aging, the Village model, long term services and supports (LTSS) for older adults, end-of-life care, family caregiving, health care reform, and managed care. Prior to joining On Lok, Susan worked with the Village-to-Village Network to replicate Villages nationwide.In her work with On Lok and the Village movement, Susan is a leader in focusing attention on the LTSS needs of middle-income seniors. Susan can be reached at or


Connected to the Community:
Current Aging-in-Place Choices

Bridging the concepts of aging in place and aging in community, Susan Poor makes the case that for middle-class Americans, staying at home may be the only affordable and available option. Poor provides a detailed compendium of current options available, from institutional long-term care to innovative grassroots models

Summer 2012 Issue

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