Skip to main content
Skip to and open main menu Home Modification
Information Clearinghouse
Translating high quality research specific to better design and building practice
Translating high quality research specific to better design and building practice

Research Library

The HMinfo Research Library contains an in-depth collection of materials on home modifications and related subjects.

The Research Library does not lend books and other items. Under special circumstances, requests to use the library may be made by emailing .

Search Form

Communes of elderly people: between independence and colonization

Journal of Aging Studies

Author: Baars, J., Thomese, F.
Year: 1994
Type: Journal Article

Abstract:

The rapid growth of communes of elderly people in the Netherlands has attracted international attention & become a social policy issue. The government & institutional care providers view these as informal homes for the aged, whereas the elderly themselves see the communes as positive alternatives to traditional ideas on aging. Here, in a theoretical interpretation, it is shown that both the communes & the different reactions to them represent important developments concerning aging & the position of the aged in Western society, as well as major trends in the modernization process.


Further Details

Pages 341-356
Volume 8
Issue 4
Accession Number 5.3.03
Research Notes electronic copy added 19/08/2013
Keywords Europeolderhousing improvementpolicy compliance

Reads 336