Housing America's Elderly: Many Possibilities, Few Choices / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
This volume discusses why many of the large number of housing options available to America's elderly are not viable. Financial constraints and lifestyle are found to be among the reasons for older people finding the housing opportunities inappropriate. These and other topics are discussed and policy ramifications examined.
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Table of Contents
IntroductionProblems in Conventional Dwellings and NeighborhoodsLocalities With Large Concentrations of Elderly Residents Assets or LiabilitiesPlanned Age-Segregated Housing for Active and Independent RetireesFinancial Relief for the Older HomeownerRent-Subsidized Housing for the Lower-Income ElderlyHome- and Community-Based Formal Care That Facilitates Aging in PlaceUsing Formal Care Barriers and BenefitsHousehold Strategies Sharing Space with Family or HousemateGroup Housing Options for Less Independent ElderlyContinuing Care (Life Care) Retirement Facilities Multiple Levels of Shelter and CarePublic Opposition, Land Use Restrictions, and the Fair Housing ActConclusion