Meanings of home for older people

Tanner, Bronwyn, de Jonge, Desleigh and Aplin, Tammy (2012). Meanings of home for older people. In Susan J. Smith, Lorna Fox O'Mahony, Suzanne Fitzpatrick and Robyn Dowling (Ed.), The international encyclopaedia of housing and home (pp. 246-250) Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-047163-1.00368-4


Author Tanner, Bronwyn
de Jonge, Desleigh
Aplin, Tammy
Title of chapter Meanings of home for older people
Title of book The international encyclopaedia of housing and home
Place of Publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Chapter in textbook
DOI 10.1016/B978-0-08-047163-1.00368-4
ISBN 9780080471631
0080471633
9780080471716
0080471714
Editor Susan J. Smith
Lorna Fox O'Mahony
Suzanne Fitzpatrick
Robyn Dowling
Volume number 4
Chapter number 284
Start page 246
End page 250
Total pages 5
Total chapters 521
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract/Summary The home environment is increasingly being recognised as an essential element in successful ageing as the majority of older people choose to remain at home while ageing. The home environment takes on increasing significance as ageing occurs. While the home is recognised as a physical environment, it is also experienced as having personal, social, and temporal dimensions that are often unique to the individual. This article explores the meaning of these dimensions of home for older people.
Keyword Ageing-in-place
Meaning of home
Personal home
Person–environment transactions
Physical home
Social home
Temporal home
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Published in Section IV - Home and homelessness

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