People over 50 who are experiencing homelessness are far more likely to die prematurely than those who have a roof over their heads, a new study finds. In this January 2022 photo, Elizabeth DaCosta shares resources with Troy Burell as she conducts the annual Point-in-Time Homeless Count in downtown Phoenix. (File photo by Monserrat Apud/Cronkite News)
Death by Homelessness: Living on the Streets Cuts Lives Short, Study Finds

A new study says older people who live without traditional housing are 3.5 times more likely to die prematurely compared with those who have homes.