Out of the frying pan into the fire: The experiences of Housing for the Aged Action Group clients referred to Independent Living Units
Outlines the experiences of clients seeking an Independent Living Unit (ILU), the experiences of clients with their housing since seeking retirement advice, and their perceptions of HAAG’s services.
Evaluation of Extra Care Housing in Wales
Extra care is an important element of efforts to diversify provision and increase choice for older people. Extra care housing is a broad concept rather than a specific housing type. It provides independent living in a home of your own, but with services on hand if they are required.
Advancing Cohousing for Seniors
Research objectives: - Increased understanding of the concept of cohousing, what it can offer for seniors, and which cohousing options are best suited to seniors. - Increased awareness among seniors and other relevant stakeholders of cohousing options. - Strategic actions implemented to increase the uptake of cohousing by seniors in NSW. - More NSW seniors are able to age with dignity because the
Working towards an older persons homelessness prevention strategy for the Victorian Homelessness Action Plan Reform
Successfully evaluated after Stage 1 of the Victorian Government's Innovations Action Project, 'Home at Last' has continued to expand its service into Stage 2.
Age-Friendly Chicago Phase 1 Findings from focus groups with older adults in Chicago’s senior centers
This report is designed to prompt discussion about the future challenges associated with increasing numbers of older adults aging in place in the city. We aim to present older Chicagoans’ views and opinions of their city as an enabling and/or disabling environment.
Improving housing with care choices for older people: an evaluation of extra care housing
Over the last decade, extra care housing has emerged as a welcome alternative to residential care and the various forms of sheltered housing previously available.
Denmark Age Friendly Community Study Final Report
In 2006 the World Health Organisation convened a conference, attended by delegates from 33 cities in 22 countries around the world, to assess and determine the key elements of a community which supports healthy and active ageing. This resulted in the publication of 'Global Age-friendly Cities: A Guide'.
The Wicking Project outcomes: Supporting older people living with alcohol related brain injury
The Wicking project developed and evaluated a specialized model of residential care to support a group of older people living with alcohol-related brain injury (ARBI) and challenging behavior. The aim of the project was to determine the effectiveness of this model at improving participant life quality and well-being.
“Ageing in Place the Way Forward” - Country Summary Reports
The International Federation on Ageing 2008 Montreal meeting selected the theme of Ageing-in-Place.
Evaluation of the HUD Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity (ECHO) Program
This is an evaluation of the HUD Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity (ECHO) demonstration program.