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Creating aging-friendly communities / Andrew E. Scharlach, Amanda J. Lehning.

by Scharlach, Andrew E; Lehning, Amanda J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N. Y. : Oxford University Press, c2016Description: x, 278 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199379583.Subject(s): City planning -- United States | Older people -- Services for -- United States | Older people -- United States -- Social conditions | Community development -- United States | Population aging -- United StatesDDC classification: 305.260973 S311
Contents:
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.
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Main / Collection principale 305.260973 S311 (Browse shelf) Available

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.

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