Age Specific Housing

Neighbourhoods of the Future 2019: Growing a Brighter Future for Ourselves

Neighbourhoods of the Future 2019 captures the thoughts and predictions of a veritable `who's who' of distinguished experts and emerging thought leaders. In these pages, you will discover novel concepts for disrupting construction, finance, social and business models. A collection of articles presenting an array of positive housing and life-enhancing options for our future.

Elder Cohousing: The Epitome of Aging in Community

Intentional communities of elders who choose to not just live in close proximity, but also to share meals and keep a close eye on each other, have seen an upsurge in the past decade in the United States. These communities differ from other types of retirement communities because they are planned and managed by residents, and purposefully designed to promote social contact.

The Future of Housing for the Elderly: Four Strategies that Can Make a Difference

In the US, in the last several years, there has been a broad-based effort to re-frame the discussion about housing for the elderly and reaffirm that housing matters. Housing locations, including the individual homes of older persons, are becoming major long-term care and health delivery sites.

Elder Cohousing - Research and Resources

International resources and research on co-housing and the elderly.

What would an age-friendly city look like?

As the world’s population grows older and more urban, cities must decide how to adapt. Ageing populations need to be part of the debate about urban development. New approaches are needed which link the advantages of living in cities with the needs and aspirations of older people themselves.

Councils' help with affordable housing shows how local government can make a difference

Tasmania is in the grip of a rental housing affordability crisis. What do local governments do to help? Rural areas in particular lack rental options.

Moving Towards Age Friendly Housing in King County

This report is an assessment of current and projected needs for senior housing and housing-based support services in King County, Seattle. It provides recommendations for affordable senior housing strategies.

Australian Homelessness Monitor

Key findings Australia’s homelessness problem is getting worse: Homelessness in Australia is outpacing population growth. Rough sleeping levels are increasing. Severe overcrowding is the largest group. Older Australians increasingly experience homelessness. Indigenous Australians are overrepresented. There’s increased demand for homelessness specialist services. The main reasons for seeking assis

The Role of the Socio-Physical Environment on Aging in Place for Older Adults in Cohousing and Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities

The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of the influence of the physical and social environment of home and neighbourhood on aging in place processes among older adults in NORC and cohousing communities in Canada.

Cohousing Communities: A New Age-in-Place Lifestyle

A generally-acknowledged definition of cohousing is an intentional community with privately-owned homes clustered around a shared outdoor and indoor space. This article looks at the development of cohousing models for seniors in the US.
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