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Creating aging-friendly communities

Author: Andrew E Scharlach; Amanda J Lehning
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Creating Aging-Friendly Communities examines the need to redesign America's communities to respond to our aging society.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew E Scharlach; Amanda J Lehning
ISBN: 9780199379583 0199379580
OCLC Number: 938790834
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why America's Communities Must Become More Aging-Friendly Part I: Aging and Community1. Aging in America: Challenges and Opportunities for Communities 2. Aging Well3. The Community Context for Aging Well4. Towards Aging-Friendly CommunitiesPart II: Characteristics of Aging-Friendly Communities5. Overcoming Physical Barriers to Aging Well: Mobility and the Built Environment6. Promoting Social Engagement7. Optimizing Personal Well-Being: Health and Social Supports Part III: Creating Aging-Friendly Communities8. Approaches to Aging-Friendly Community Change9. Community Planning Models10. Cross-Sector Collaborations11. Community Development InitiativesPart IV: Aging-Friendly Communities - Challenges and Opportunities12. The Challenges of Making Communities More Aging Friendly13. Conclusion: Aging-Friendly Communities - Present and FutureReferencesAppendix: Resources for Creating Aging-Friendly CommunitiesIndex
Responsibility: Andrew E. Scharlach, Amanda J. Lehning.


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