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Aging in Place: Coordinating Housing and Health Care Provision for America's Growing Elderly Population

Purpose

The aging population is a problem that has been gaining increasing attention lately. Aging in place is one of the most promising solutions to the evergrowing problem of the aging population.The project aimed to decrease the pressure on the eldery services offered to the aging population by creating a customized model of care. This is to avoid both undercare and overcare.

Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • I. Aging in an Aging Stock
  • II. Aging Demographics
  • III. Examining the Costs of Aging Services and Methods of Service Delivery
  • IV. Barriers to the Coordination of Health and Housing Services
  • V. Lessons from Providers
  • VI. Opportunities for the Coordination of Health and Housing Services
  • VII. Three Approaches to the Coordination of Health and Housing
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Range of Interventions Which Overlap Health and Housing Services
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Author Interviews

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Publication Date: 
2002
Videos: 

How More Americans Are 'Aging in Place'