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Kitchen designers as change agents in planning for aging in place

Home Economics Research Journal

Author: Guetzko, B. S., White, B. J.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1991


This study was done to determine if and how kitchen designers are meeting the needs of mature clients (aged 50 and over) who have now or may later acquire age-related physical impairements. The study addresses the design features and adaptations , the kitchen designers are recommending to accomodate the mature clients existing or potential special needs. Includes designers recommendations for kitchen appliances, kitchen work areas, and recommendations related to reduced grip strength and low vision.

Further Details

Pages: 172-182
Volume: 20
Issue: 2
Accession Number: 13.04.05
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 27/08/2013 Hard copy discarded 27/08/2013
Keywords: kitchendesignoldermodificationNorth America
Reads: 137