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Staying Put

Adapting the Places Instead of the People, 1st Edition

By Susan Lanspery, Joan Hyde

Routledge

283 pages

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Most existing housing offers a poor fit for older people and people with disabilities, and new construction adds less than 2 per cent to the housing each year. Ninety-nine percent of the housing that will be in use in the year 2000 exists today. The long-needed anthology "Staying Put: Adapting the Places Instead of the People" emphasizes the disabilities and abilities of environments instead of individuals. With contributions from leading authorities, it integrates a wide range of theoretical and practical ideas about housing adaptation for researchers, students, consumers, policymakers, and practitioners in human services and the building trades.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Staying Put Susan Lanspery, James J. Callahan, Jr., Judith R. Miller, and Joan Hyde

PART I REFRAMING HOUSING ADAPTATIONS

Living at Home: The Convergence of Aging and Disability Irving Kenneth Zola Design Directives in Home Adaptation Jon Pynoos and Victor Regnier

Technology and Home Adaptations Paul John Grayson

PART II USERS' PERSPECTIVES IN HOME ADAPTATION

The Elderly Consumer's Decision to Accept or Reject Home Adaptations: Issues and Perspectives Russell J. Ohta and Brenda M. Ohta Home Adaptation for Alzheimer's Households: The Importance of a Consumer Perspective Nina M. Silverstein and Joan Hyde

Individualizing Home Modification Recommendations to Facilitate Performance of Routine Activities Bettye Rose Connell and Jon A. Sanford

The Effects of Income on Home Modification: Can They Afford to Stay Put? Phyllis H. Mutschler

PART III IMPLEMENTING HOUSING ADAPTATION PROGRAMS

The Delivery of Home Modification and Repair Services Jon Pynoos, Phoebe Liebig, Julie Overton, and Emily Calvert Establishing Home Modification, Maintenance, and Repair Programs in Community-Based Agencies Russell W. Hereford

Adapting Subsidized Housing: The Experience of the Supportive Services Program in Senior Housing Susan C. Lanspery

PART IV HOUSING ADAPTATION POLICY

Fostering Adaptive Housing: An Overview of Funding Sources, Laws, and Policies Robin Talbert, Paul John Grayson, and Joan Hyde Implications of the 1988 Fair Housing Act for the Frail Elderly Sandra J. Newman and Molli N. Mezrich

Research, Policy, and Practice in Housing Adaptations: Future Directions Katrinka Smith Sloan, Joan Hyde, and Susan Lanspery

Epilogue Report on the First National Invitational Conference on Home Modification Mary Ann Wilner

Contributors

About the Series

Society and Aging Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health