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Housing for the Elderly: Policy and Practice Issues by Philip McCallion

By Philip McCallion

learn the way housing recommendations for the aged are changing—and now not consistently for the better

To continue or increase their caliber of existence, many seniors within the usa will flow to new destinations and into new varieties of housing. Housing for the Elderly addresses the most important elements of the transitions they’ll face, examines how housing courses will help, and appears on the position social employees can play to make sure they continue to be fit, chuffed, and efficient as they age.

Housing for the Elderly offers the instruments to construct a entire realizing of ways housing is altering to aid the turning out to be variety of aged individuals within the usa. This designated source examines a whole variety of housing ideas, together with assisted-living groups, elder pleasant groups, and homelessness; appears on the results of the Olmstead selection of 1999, which calls for states to put folks with disabilities in neighborhood settings instead of in associations; and summarizes present study on obviously taking place Retirement groups (NORCs). The ebook additionally offers a historic point of view of housing matters for the aged, with a unique concentrate on the discrimination of African-Americans.

Topics in Housing for the Elderly include:


  • creating elder pleasant communities

  • homelessness one of the aged in Toronto

  • housing disparities for older Puerto Ricans within the United States

  • grandparent caregiver housing programs

  • how the Olmstead choice impacts the aged, social employees, and overall healthiness care providers

  • New York State’s event with NORCs

  • relocation issues of individuals dwelling in NORCs

  • the integration of prone for the aged into housing settings-particularly low-income housing

  • moving from a nursing domestic to an assisted-living facility

  • assisted-living and Medicaid

  • and a lot more!
Housing for the aged is a vital source for social paintings practitioners, directors, researchers, and teachers who care for the aged.

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