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)Paperback

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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 CANADA'S SENIORS LIVE1 Perspectives for a Geography of Aging; 2 Where Seniors Live in Canada; 3 Community Contexts of SeniorsPART TWO: HOW SENIORS USE COMMUNITY SPACE4 Daily Life in Later Life; 5 Seniors' Community GeographyPART THREE: FUTURE SENIORS AND THEIR COMMUNITIES6 From Baby Boom to Seniors' Surge; 7 Impact of the Seniors' Surge on CommunitiesPART FOUR: PREPARING COMMUNITIES FOR THE SENIORS' SURGE8 Developing a Seniors' Planning Perspective; 9 Planning and Designing Senior-Smart Communities Appendix: Internet Resources on Aging and Community EnvironmentsNotes; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773534308
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780773534308
  • ISBN10: 077353430X

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