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Optimizing housing for the elderly

homes not houses

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Housing -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeon A. Pastalan, editor.
      ContributionsPastalan, Leon A., 1930-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7287.92.U54 O68 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination164 p. :
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1853356M
      ISBN 101560240768
      LC Control Number90005038

      amounts of low-rent public housing should be house the growin' elderly population. Causes of the Problem A combination of many factors have caused the present problem concerning the shortage of public housing for the elderly. Some are subtle, underlying causes that have developed over a long period of time, others are overt. This website is run by the charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC), which exists to help older people make informed decisions about meeting their housing, care and support needs. The site contains a wealth of information and reading materials, as well as UK-wide directories of home care and support services, and all forms of retirement.


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