Elderburbia: Aging with a Sense of Place in America (Hardback)
  • Elderburbia: Aging with a Sense of Place in America (Hardback)

Elderburbia: Aging with a Sense of Place in America (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 13/10/2009
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An informed and often moving account of the crucial role of place in the lives of elders and what researchers and city planners are doing-and need to do-to make communities more age-friendly. * 20 individual profiles of community development initiatives and design guidelines for elder-friendly communities, participatory research, and planning methods * Excerpts from original ethnographic research on the sense of place and meaning of home, sociability design guidelines, and participation methods * Graphics depicting elder-friendly community indicators and four domains of an elder-friendly community * An extensive bibliography drawing on sources from anthropology, community planning, gerontology, and the broad literature on sense of place and phenomenology

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313364365

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