Make housing for the elderly comfortable, efficient, and appropriate to their special needs!Today people are living longer lives than ever before, and elderly people need to live in settings that reflect their individual capabilities. They need safe and appropriate homes, appliances, and...
Published June 11th 2001 by Routledge
Shelter and Service Issues for Aging Populations takes you for an inside look at what policies in Western Europe, Canada, and the United States have done to meet the housing and service needs of the elderly and the disabled and what policies have yet to accomplish. As you learn about a wide range...
Published April 24th 2001 by Routledge
Making Aging in Place Work will help social workers and family members of elderly individuals improve the quality of life for loved ones by enabling the aging to stay in their current living arrangement for as long as possible. Addressing issues ranging from home modification to treatment of...
Published August 18th 1999 by Routledge
To Move or Not to Move
Because many elderly wish to age in place, they typically give little thought to the future of their housing options. Housing Decisions for the Elderly articulates the relevant issues regarding the diversity and complexity of housing decisions in terms of moving or not moving.To move or not to move...
Published September 24th 1995 by Routledge
Student Visions of Eldercare
University-Linked Retirement Communities focuses on the special attributes of a retirement community designed as an integral part of a university. It discusses the theoretical and practical aspects of such a retirement community, which provides a rich and varied context for older people to be...
Published August 23rd 1994 by Routledge
Homes Not Houses
Discover the diverse range of housing options available to the elderly population with this excellent new book. This timely volume addresses the public policy and design and development issues that must necessarily face those concerned with housing our steadily growing elderly population. The...
Published January 29th 1991 by Routledge
The Role of Housing and Social Supports
In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their...
Published July 24th 1990 by Routledge
An American Original
This insightful book focuses on state-of-the-art retirement communities in the United States today. Experts from the fields of urban planning, architecture, and aging present in-depth profiles of a variety of retirement communities. The changing function and character of retirement communities--...
Published December 31st 1983 by Routledge