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The elderly consumer's decision to accept or reject home adaptations: issues and perspectives

Staying put - adapting the places instead of the people

Author: Ohta, R. J., Ohta, B. M.
Type: Book Section
Year: 1997


The authors of this chapter explore the issues important to the use and acceptance of home adaptations by elderly consumers, looking at alternative approaches to viewing consumer resistance to modifications - while also considering the implications for research and intervention.

Further Details

Author: Susan Lanspery, Joan Hyde
Pages: 79-89
Publish Location: Amityville, NY
Publisher: Baywood Publishing
ISBN/ISSN: 0-89503-133-7
Accession Number: September 2006
Access Date: 26.4.06
Keywords: design, housing, older, mobility
Reads: 222