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Published: 14 December 2015

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199379583

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Creating Aging-Friendly Communities

Andrew Scharlach and Amanda Lehning

  • Draws upon the most current knowledge from a rich variety of relevant disciplines (e.g., psychology, sociology, urban planning, demography, environmental gerontology, assistive technologies) to examine proven approaches for making communities more aging-friendly, this book adopts a more comprehensive approach than any previous text.
  • Includes a comprehensive and evidence-based consideration of key concepts, social as well as physical infrastructure characteristics, and an intensive examination of models of community change for fostering aging-friendliness.
  • Presents aging as a process that includes opportunities as well as challenges, for individuals as well as their communities.
  • Responds to the evolving needs and realities of an aging population in the 21st century.

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