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Encyclopedia of Gerontology

Author: Kendig, H., Pynoos, J.
Year: 1996
Type: Book Section

Abstract:

Housing for older persons involves much more than conventional shelter. The home is the primary base for daily living and it can represent a lifetime of memories. This overview of housing for older people in the United States reviews key concepts, perspectives and living arrangements, discusses housing types and problems and analyses policies and programs that have been developed to improve the housing situation for older persons.

Further Details

Author Birren, J.
Pages 703-713
Publish Location San Diego
Publisher Academic Press
Accession Number October, 2010
Keywords North America, older, housing improvement

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