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Rural ageing : a good place to grow old?

Author: Norah Christine Keating
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, ©2008.
Series: Ageing and the lifecourse.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This important book addresses a growing international interest in 'age-friendly' communities, examining the conflicting stereotypes of rural communities as either idyllic and supportive or isolated  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norah Christine Keating
ISBN: 9781861349019 1861349017
OCLC Number: 804901675
Description: xi, 154 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: A critical human ecology perspective on rural ageing ~ Norah Keating and Judith Phillips; Crossing borders: life course, rural ageing and disability ~ Tamara Daly and Gordon Grant; Rurality and ageing well: 'a long time here' ~ Sherry Ann Chapman and Sheila Peace; The evolution of networks of rural older adults ~ G.Clare Wenger and Norah Keating; Distance, privacy and independence: rural homecare ~ Joanie Sims Gould and Anne Martin-Matthews; Respite for rural and remote caregivers ~ Neena Chappell, Bonnie Schroeder and Michelle Gibbens; Ageing, disability and participation ~ Janet Fast and Jenny de Jong Gierveld; Participation in rural contexts: community matters ~ Julia Rozanova, Donna Dosman and Jenny de Jong Gierveld; Staying connected: issues of mobility of older rural adults ~ Bonnie Dobbs and Laurel Strain; Ageing and social exclusion in rural communities ~ Thomas Scharf and Bernadette Bartlam; Age-friendly rural communities ~ Jacquie Eales, Janice Keefe and Norah Keating; Revisiting rural ageing ~ Norah Keating.
Series Title: Ageing and the lifecourse.
Responsibility: edited by Norah Keating.


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"Are rural environments good places in which to grow old? This pioneering volume addresses this question in new and insightful ways. The contributors have produced a work that is 'fresh' and Read more...

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