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An Introduction to international perspectives on shelter and service issues for aging populations

Journal of Housing for the Elderly

Author: Pastalan, L. A.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1997


An introduction to a special journal issue in which shelter & service issues for aging populations are examined from international perspectives, particularly those of the U.S. & Western European nations. The two basic approaches to housing & services for the elderly in the U.S. & Europe are discussed: (1) design, construction, & operation of specialized facilities, & (2) provision of support services to address the changing needs of the elderly & retain them in the community. Advantages & disadvantages of both approaches are highlighted.

Further Details

Full Title: Journal of Housing for the Elderly
Pages: 1-2
Volume: 12
Accession Number: 27.5.03
Keywords: Europe, North America, older, housing improvement, design
Reads: 201