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Sustainable, age-friendly housing

Few people would dispute the idea that environmentally sustainable, age-friendly housing is desirable for all. But as resources for housing construction are always limited, this goal may not be readily achievable.
2004

Health promotion for socially disadvantaged groups: The case of homeless older men in Australia

There is extensive evidence that health promotion routinely benefits those who are already most socioeconomically advantaged. While the government's healthy ageing policy recognizes that improving health outcomes will require a range of strategies involving different target groups, recommendations focus on the issues and needs of the comfortable majority.
2004
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Homelessness and housing in Japan

In Japan, it has emerged that “the homeless” issue has been a social problem since the 1990s. The number of rough sleepers in Japan has been rapidly increasing after the burst of the bubble economy in the 1990s with the number of rough sleepers in Japan being estimated at over 30,000 in 2003.
2004

Sustainable, age-friendly housing

One of the important aspects of gerontechnology is the study of technology and ageing to ensure independent living remains possible in spite of the inevitable decline that comes with ageing.
2004

I’m the slice of pie that’s ostracised …. Foucault’s technologies, and personal agency, in the voice of women who are homeless, Adelaide, South Australia

In contrast to the international research (particularly in the United Kingdom and North America), much of the Australian literature regarding homelessness to date omits the perspective of people who are homeless. In contributing to the fledgling Australian literature in the field, the following article adopts a secondary approach to the data analysis of original research.
2004

Housing futures in an ageing Australia

This bulletin synthesizes the presentations at a conference jointly convened by AHURI and The Myer Foundation to provide a research based contribution to the Foundation’s Project 2020: A vision for aged care in Australia.
2004

The Future of Aged Persons Housing: What role for Independent Living Units?

There is an emerging crisis within housing for older persons in Australia. This paper focuses particularly on the role of independent living units in the future of aged housing.
2004

Homeless Older Adults Research Project

Despite the increased focus on the homeless population in Canada, there is little empirical knowledge about the characteristics, circumstances, and service needs of older homeless adults. The purpose of this study, therefore, is to gain a better understanding of older adults who are homeless or at risk for homelessness in the City of Toronto.
2004

Homeless Older Adults Research Project Executive Summary

Despite the increased focus on the homeless population in Canada, there is little empirical knowledge about the characteristics, circumstances, and service needs of older homeless adults. The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of older adults who are homeless or at risk for homelessness in the City of Toronto.
2004

Challenges of cross-national housing research with older persons: lessons from the ENABLE-AGE project

This article discusses the cross-national project Enabling Autonomy, Participation, and Well-Being in Old Age: The Home Environment as a Determinant for Healthy Ageing. Cross-national, interdisciplinary research always entails challenges, while those involving person-environment research have not yet been reported much in the literature.
2004

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