Design for an Ageing Population
The demographic landscape of our cities is changing fast, as the cities grow and the population ages. But how do architects respond to the challenge? How do we go about creating more ‘age-inclusive’ spaces?
What Are the Structural Barriers to Planning for Later Life? A Scoping Review of the Literature
This review draws on Street and Desai (2011) to characterise planning as the range of activities people deliberately pursue with the aim of achieving desired outcomes in later life.
Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness
According to the 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, there are 12,698 older adults (aged 55 and older) experiencing homelessness in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care.
Preventing Homelessness: A Review of the International Evidence
This rapid review of the international evidence was designed to look for lessons in developing effective homelessness prevention from other countries. The review found three essentials for effective homelessness prevention. 1. Prevention must be part of an integrated homelessness strategy. 2.
The meaning of home for ageing women living alone: An evolutionary concept analysis
The concept of home to women ageing should be visited in the light of ongoing cultural, political, temporal and disciplinary evolutions. In part, to complement policies increasing focus on supporting older adults to age in place and a growing attention on the home as a place where healthcare is designed and provided.
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.
Is co-living a housing solution for vulnerable older people?
The initial phase for this project is a desk-based review of existing evidence about the benefits and risks of older peoples’ co-living. The review will also consider the institutional frameworks that impact upon older peoples’ co-living, focusing on an analysis of the legal and financial frameworks that apply to such households in relation to inheritance, provision of formal care at home, benefi
More Together, More Apart: Migration, Densification, Segregation
This 'Book of Abstracts' showcases articles on Housing Research, Collaborative Housing, disadvantaged neighbourhoods, housing policy, sustainability, living conditions of ageing populations, and refugees. It covers social theory, economics, finance, archicture and more as they relate to housing.
Cohousing for Seniors: Literature Review
This literature review discusses key demographic and social trends in ageing and seniors housing in Australia. It then considers the characteristics of cohousing, and how and why it might be a suitable alternative housing model for senior Australians.
Literature Review: Older women and housing in the ACT
Single older women comprise a rapidly growing cohort facing housing insecurity and the risk of homelessness.
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