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Retrofitting Homes and Buildings: Improving Sites for Long-Term-Care Delivery


Author: Nishita, C. M. , Pynoos, J.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2005/2006


Retrofitting creates a supportive long-term-care delivery site that is more cost-effective than institutional initiatives. Dedicating resources to the retrofitting of existing homes and buildings will provide a good return on investment. The amount of funding needed to retrofit homes and government-subsidized housing is relatively small compared to the potential benefits.

Further Details

Publish Dates: Winter 2005/2006
Pages: 6
Volume: 29
Issue: 4
Section: 52
Accession Number: November, 2010
Keywords: modification, housing
Reads: 299