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Mobility intentions of rural elderly and non-elderly: implication for social services and planning housing for the elderly

Journal of Housing for the Elderly

Author: Earhart, C. C., Weber, M. J.
Year: 1992
Type: Journal Article

Abstract:

Reports a 1990 telephone interview survey of 198 rural residents, ages 20-84, of 2 southern U.S. states that assessed the differences between elderly & younger respondents for sociodemographic & housing characteristics, as well as housing attitudes. Findings indicate that rural elderly prefer to remain in their present home & are significantly different from their younger counterparts in sociodemographic characteristics. Recommendations are made for planned housing & for services to assist ageing in place.

Further Details

Full Title Journal of Housing for the Elderly
Pages 1-2
Volume 10
Accession Number 1.4.03
Keywords North America, older

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