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The Geography of Aging: Preparing Communities for the Surge in Seniors
     

The Geography of Aging: Preparing Communities for the Surge in Seniors

by Gerald Hodge
 

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Gerald Hodge uses the latest statistics to map the current and future spatial distribution of Canada's seniors and their diversity. Drawing on tested aging-environmental research and years of planning experience, he delineates the everyday geography of seniors and proposes a comprehensive framework for all communities - large and small, urban, suburban, and rural -

Overview

Gerald Hodge uses the latest statistics to map the current and future spatial distribution of Canada's seniors and their diversity. Drawing on tested aging-environmental research and years of planning experience, he delineates the everyday geography of seniors and proposes a comprehensive framework for all communities - large and small, urban, suburban, and rural - that will allow them to respond to the needs of a rapidly aging population while recognizing the importance of maintaining the independence of their seniors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773578395
Publisher:
MQUP
Publication date:
08/21/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Gerald Hodge, one of Canada's foremost community and regional planners, is the author of Planning Canadian Communities, now in its fifth edition.

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