Many older adults face challenges affording properly heating and weatherizing their homes, as well as keeping up with other utilities. This training will provide information about federal utility assistance programs such as the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), the new Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), the low-income Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), and additional protections for those with serious illnesses. These programs can help older adults stay safe and healthy, reducing the dangers that arise from a lack of access to utilities. We will also discuss ways that advocates can connect older adults to these utility assistance programs.
Apr 20, 2022 2:00 pm