The Geography of Aging: Preparing Communities for the Surge in Seniors

The Geography of Aging: Preparing Communities for the Surge in Seniors

By: Gerald Hodge (author)Hardback

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A penetrating look at the coming increase in Canada's seniors, its effect on communities, and how to plan for it.

About Author

Gerald Hodge, one of Canada's foremost community and regional planners, is the author of Planning Canadian Communities, now in its fifth edition.


Tables and Figures PART ONE: WHERE CANADAS SENIORS LIVE 1 Perspectives for a Geography of Aging; 2 Where Seniors Live in Canada; 3 Community Contexts of Seniors PART TWO: HOW SENIORS USE COMMUNITY SPACE 4 Daily Life in Later Life; 5 Seniors Community Geography PART THREE: FUTURE SENIORS AND THEIR COMMUNITIES 6 From Baby Boom to Seniors Surge; 7 Impact of the Seniors Surge on Communities PART FOUR: PREPARING COMMUNITIES FOR THE SENIORS SURGE 8 Developing a Seniors Planning Perspective; 9 Planning and Designing Senior-Smart Communities Appendix: Internet Resources on Aging and Community Environments Notes; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773534292
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780773534292
  • ISBN10: 0773534296

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