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Title Aging independently : living arrangements and mobility / K. Warner Schaie .. [and others], editors..

Publication Info. New York : Springer Pub., [2003]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.26 A267AIL    Check Shelf
Description xix, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Setting the field. Research on living arrangements in old age for what? / Hans-Werner Wahl -- Mobility for what? / K. Warner Schaie -- The aging individual and the environment : basic considerations. Enabling environments for physical aging : a balance of preventive and compensatory interventions / James L. Fozard -- Psychological issues of aging independently / Andreas Kruse -- M. Powell Lawton's vision of the role of the environment in aging processes and outcomes : a glance backward to move us forward / Laura N. Gitlin -- History, habit, heart, and hearth : on making spaces into places / Graham D. Rowles, John F. Watkins -- Aging Independently "indoors" : living arrangements. Purpose-built housing and home adaptations for older adults : the American perspective / Victor Regnier -- Purpose-built housing for older adults : the German perspective / Klaus GroBjohann -- Linking subjective housing needs to objective living conditions among older adults in Germany / Frank Oswald -- Home technology, smart homes, and the aging user / Sibylle Meyer, Heidrun Mollenkopf -- Creating places for people with dementia : an action research perspective / Gerald D. Weisman -- Aging independently "outdoors" : mobility. Impact of transportation systems on mobility of elderly persons in Germany / Heidrun Mollenkopf -- The safety of older drivers : the U.S. perspective / Jane C. Stutts -- Safety and accidents among older drivers : the German perspective / Bernhard Schlag -- Self-initiated compensations among older drivers / Georg Rudinger, Elke Jansen -- Macrointerventions : roads, transportation systems, traffic calming, and vehicle design / Paul P. Jovanis -- Microinterventions : assistive devices, telematics, and person-environment interactions / Berthold Farber -- Programmatic interventions with the older driver : a conceptual framework / Sherry L. Willis -- Future perspectives of aging independently : combining perspectives of aging inside and outside the home. Future developments in living environments for older people in the United States and Germany / Hans-Werner Wahl, Laura N. Gitlin -- Future developments in mobility for older citizens : the view of an American scholar / Patricia F. Waller -- Future developments of mobility in the elderly : a German traffic psychologist's perspective / Gunter Kroj -- Living environments and mobility in old age in Germany and the United States : integrative thoughts on aging independently / Neil Charness.
Subject Older people -- Housing.
Older people -- Orientation and mobility.
Aging -- Environmental aspects.
Congregate housing.
Living alone.
Older people.
Older people -- Housing.
Added Author Schaie, K. Warner (Klaus Warner), 1928-
ISBN 0826118542
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