Ageing-in-Place

Housing for Life: Designed for Living

This Australian report seeks to share the learnings of the Innovation in Social Housing 90 day Project, undertaken in 2017, by the Office for Ageing.
2019

Housing Options for Our Ageing Population

Irish people are living longer and healthier lives, which presents both challenges and opportunities for the Government, particularly in the spheres of housing and health. This Policy Statement is an important step in this Government’s response to those challenges.
2019

Elderly care systems around the world

With quality of life improving and medical care advancing across the globe, the human population is ageing. This is an investigation into how elderly care systems differ on a country-by-country basis, with some more reliant on state support than others.
2019

LA seniors find housing solution with home share program

Some seniors struggling to make the rent in Los Angeles have turned to living with strangers, connecting through an agency called Affordable Living for the Aging, which provides housing for low-income seniors. It’s one of a growing number of groups that play matchmaker for older people who could use roommates.
2018

Ageing in the margins: expectations of and struggles for ‘a good place to grow old’ among low-income older Minnesotans

What constitutes a ‘good place to grow old’? This US study aimed to characterize salient features of built and social environments that are essential to support low-income ageing residents.
2018

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.
2018

Choosing between staying at home or moving: A systematic review of factors influencing housing decisions among frail older adults

To date, many factors have been taken into account in research on older adults’ housing decisions, including health and social factors. However, not all potential factors have been identified, especially those related to the built environment and what it represents for older adults.
2018

Age-Friendly Communities Matter for Older People’s Well-Being

This Dutch study aims to identify relationships between age-friendly environments (in terms of social and physical neighborhood attributes) and older people’s overall well-being, as well as the underlying instrumental goals to achieve overall well-being.
2018

A Global Pilot Study of Age-Friendly City Indicators

This study evaluated the process by which core indicators of Age-Friendly Cities were measured in diverse contexts worldwide. The indicators were developed through research and international expert consultation, and piloted in 15 communities from 12 countries in 2014–2015.
2018

Ageing in place: challenges and opportunities at the interface between property management and older residents

An important concept within the current social and health policy discussion on healthy ageing is ‘ageing in place’. ‘Ageing in place – challenges and opportunities at the interface between property management and older residents’ seeks to facilitate ageing in place.
2018
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