Third in the series, this book addresses the social implications of architectural and interpersonal environments for older people. It suggests how society and its structures can enhance the productivity of, and preserve the quality of life for, older residents in a community. The study investigates new approaches to the problem, including new housing alternatives and new strategies for reflecting the needs of the elderly in housing construction.
Table of Contents
|PROPOSALS FOR POLICY AND FURTHER RESEARCH||26-41|
|THE DEMOGRAPHY OF CURRENT AND FUTURE AGING COHORTS||42-102|
|SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTS||103-133|
|CURRENT AND EMERGING ISSUES IN HOUSING||134-168|
|THE ROLE OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE SOCIAL INTEGRATION OF THE AGED||169-189|
|CROSS-NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON ENVIRONMENTS||190-206|
|TECHNOLOGY AND THE NEW ENVIRONMENT||207-217|
|DESIGN PROBLEMS IN ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY AND INDEPENDENCE IN HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY||218-249|
|THE RELATION OF HOUSING AND LIVING ARRANGEMENTS TO THE PRODUCTIVITY OF OLDER PEOPLE||250-280|
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