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Aging at home: how the elderly adjust their housing without moving

Journal of Housing for the Elderly

Author: Struyk, R. J., Katsura, H. M.
Year: 1988
Type: Book

Abstract:

An investigation of adjustments & modifications made by the elderly to their place of residence in response to mobility limitations. Analysis is based on a survey of 364 U.S. households (177 headed by someone age 40+) over 5 waves. The conceptual framework is described, & the results are summarized. Particular focus is on the incidence & dynamics of in-place housing adjustments, dwelling attributes & conditions, living arrangements & social support, & the economic position of householders. Implications for public policy are discussed.

Further Details

Full Title Journal of Housing for the Elderly
Pages i-192
Volume 4
Issue 2
Accession Number 29.5.03
Keywords North America, older, housing improvement, policy compliance

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