Scharlach, Andrew E.

Creating aging-friendly communities / Andrew E. Scharlach, Amanda J. Lehning. - New York, N. Y. : Oxford University Press, c2016. - x, 278 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

v. 46 no. 2 (Summer 2017) Selected Accessions List -- Senior Citizens

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-264) and index.

Part I: Aging and Community -- 1. Aging in America: Challenges and Opportunities for Communities -- 2. Aging Well -- 3. The Community Context for Aging Well -- 4. Towards Aging-Friendly Communities -- Part II: Characteristics of Aging-Friendly Communities -- 5. Overcoming Physical Barriers to Aging Well: Mobility and the Built Environment -- 6. Promoting Social Engagement -- 7. Optimizing Personal Well-Being: Health and Social Supports -- Part III: Creating Aging-Friendly Communities -- 8. Approaches to Aging-Friendly Community Change -- 9. Community Planning Models -- 10. Cross-Sector Collaborations -- 11. Community Development Initiatives -- Part IV: Aging-Friendly Communities - Challenges and Opportunities -- 12. The Challenges of Making Communities More Aging Friendly -- 13. Conclusion: Aging-Friendly Communities - Present and Future.

9780199379583

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City planning--United States.
Older people--Services for--United States.
Older people--Social conditions.--United States
Community development--United States.
Population aging--United States.

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