Housing America's elderly: many possibilities, few choices

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Sage Publications, 1992 - Social Science - 354 pages
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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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1 Housing Options Encouraging Residential
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Problems in Conventional Dwellings
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1 Housing Satisfaction of the U S Elderly
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Stephen M. Golant is a professor of geography at the University of Florida. He has written extensively about and consulted on assisted living and other housing and care alternatives for older adults in both the United States and Canada. Joan Hyde is the chief executive officer of Ivy Hall Senior Living, an assisted living company, and a senior fellow at the Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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