Housing for Older Adults: New Lessons From the Past

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Dr.. Ken Muir, Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: https://library.appstate.edu/

Abstract: Despite the fact that it has been nearly 40 years since the first residents moved into the first leisure-oriented retirement communities (LORCs), housing issues remain an important component of gerontological discussions. A part of the reason is that, although much progress has been made, we still do not have a coherent housing policy nor do we even agree that one is necessary. LORCs are among many different housing alternatives that could provide direction in the formulation of such a policy. Using data collected in the late 1970s through the early 1990s, this article explores the les- sons learned.

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Kenneth B. Muir & W. Edward Folts (2001) "Housing for Older Adults: New Lessons From the Past" Research on Aging vol. 24 (1) pp.10-29
Language: English
Date: 2001
elderly, LORC, gerontology, retirement communities

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