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The Social and Built Environment in an Older Society

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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.


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Institute of Medicine. 1988. The Social and Built Environment in an Older Society. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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304 pages |6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-03780-8

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