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Housing Policy for a long-lived society

Longevity and Social Change in Australia

Author: Kendig, H., Bridge, C.
Type: Book Section
Year: 2007


This chapter explores the importance of housing for older people an the ways iin which policies can influence their housing over the coming decades. It reviews changes in housing related policies for older over the next ten years as a context for understanding change. It then considers housing and policy prospects as the large baby boom cohort enters old age in the next several decades. A wide variety of policies related to housing and accommodation have major consequences for older people's economic and health resources, social participation, functioning and wellbeing.

Further Details

Author: Borowski, A., Ozanne, E., Encel, S.
Pages: 219-238
Section: 9
Publish Location: Sydney
Publisher: UNSW Press
Accession Number: December, 2010
Packaging Method: Photocopy
Keywords: Housing, older, health, Australia
Reads: 296