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Residential choices and experiences of older adults [electronic resource] : pathways to life quality / John A. Krout, Elaine Wethington, editors.

Contributor(s): Krout, John A | Wethington, Elaine.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Springer, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 231 p.).ISBN: 9780826119551 (electronic bk.); 0826119557 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Older people -- Housing -- United States -- Decision making | Older people -- Housing -- United States -- Planning | Quality of life -- United States | Decision Making -- New York | Decision Making -- United States | Housing for the Elderly -- New York | Housing for the Elderly -- United States | Aged -- New York | Aged -- United States | Health Planning -- New York | Health Planning -- United States | Longitudinal Studies -- New York | Longitudinal Studies -- United States | Quality of Life -- New York | Quality of Life -- United States | R�esidences pour personnes �ag�ees -- Prise de d�ecision | Qualit�e de la vie | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure | Alter | Wohnen | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Residential choices and experiences of older adults.DDC classification: 363.5/946/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Sect. 1, Introduction -- Sect. 2, Housing decision making, satisfaction, and adaptation -- Residential relocation / John A. Krout, Heidi Holmes, Mary Ann Erickson, and Sarah Wolle -- Housing satisfaction : design lessons from the community / Paul E. Eshelman, Gary W. Evans, and Shinobu Utamura -- Sect. 3, Role identities and social participation -- Roles, identities, and residence : continuity and change in later adulthood / Phyllis Moen, Donna Dempster-McClain, Mary Ann Erickson, and Alice Boyce -- Social participation and integration / Mary Ann Erickson and Phyllis Moen -- Sec. 4, Service utilization, health, and well-being -- Housing, health, and disability / Heidi Holmes, Katherine Beissner, Kelly Welsh, and John A. Krout -- Utilization of community-based services / Heidi Holmes, John A. Krout, and Sarah Wolle -- Sect. 5, Well-being and adjustment -- Residential differences in life stress and perceived health / Elaine Wethington -- Continuity and change in subjective well-being / Alice Boyce, Elaine Wethington, and Phyllis Moen -- Sect. 6, Conclusion -- Lessons for providers and consumers / JOhn A. Krout and Karl Pillemer -- Summary and conclusions / Elaine Wethington and John A. Krout.
Summary: Based on the Pathways to Life Quality longitudinal research study, this book explores the ways in which older adults' residential choices impact their health and well-being. The study examines the factors associated with life quality for persons living on their own in the local community, as well as those in various housing arrangements such as a continuing care retirement facility, adult home, income-subsidized housing, and senior apartments. Topics include plans and adjustment to moving; role identities; social relationships, participation, and integration; health and activity patterns; and.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sect. 1, Introduction -- Sect. 2, Housing decision making, satisfaction, and adaptation -- Residential relocation / John A. Krout, Heidi Holmes, Mary Ann Erickson, and Sarah Wolle -- Housing satisfaction : design lessons from the community / Paul E. Eshelman, Gary W. Evans, and Shinobu Utamura -- Sect. 3, Role identities and social participation -- Roles, identities, and residence : continuity and change in later adulthood / Phyllis Moen, Donna Dempster-McClain, Mary Ann Erickson, and Alice Boyce -- Social participation and integration / Mary Ann Erickson and Phyllis Moen -- Sec. 4, Service utilization, health, and well-being -- Housing, health, and disability / Heidi Holmes, Katherine Beissner, Kelly Welsh, and John A. Krout -- Utilization of community-based services / Heidi Holmes, John A. Krout, and Sarah Wolle -- Sect. 5, Well-being and adjustment -- Residential differences in life stress and perceived health / Elaine Wethington -- Continuity and change in subjective well-being / Alice Boyce, Elaine Wethington, and Phyllis Moen -- Sect. 6, Conclusion -- Lessons for providers and consumers / JOhn A. Krout and Karl Pillemer -- Summary and conclusions / Elaine Wethington and John A. Krout.

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Based on the Pathways to Life Quality longitudinal research study, this book explores the ways in which older adults' residential choices impact their health and well-being. The study examines the factors associated with life quality for persons living on their own in the local community, as well as those in various housing arrangements such as a continuing care retirement facility, adult home, income-subsidized housing, and senior apartments. Topics include plans and adjustment to moving; role identities; social relationships, participation, and integration; health and activity patterns; and.

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