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Specialized housing for older people: Demographic, socioeconomic, and health issues

Housing and the aging population: Options for a new century

Author: Boyd, D., Folts, W. E., Yeatts, D. E., Long, C. F.
Type: Book Section
Year: 1994


This chapter discusses specialized housing for older people in terms of their demographic, socioeconomic and health issues. The examines the housing that will be required as the numbers of older people increases, their increasing health needs and how in best create housing that best suits people of socioeconomic status, that includes ethnicity, gender, if a person is living alone and personal wealth or lack of.

Further Details

Author: Folts, W. E., Yeatts, D. E.
Pages: 20
Section: 1
Publish Location: New York
Publisher: Garland
ISBN/ISSN: 0815306105
Accession Number: August, 2010
Packaging Method: Photocopy
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 23/08/2013 Print discarded 23/08/2013
Keywords: OlderhousingdesignQuality assuranceNorth America
Reads: 167