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  • Cities and elderly people: recent population and distributional trends
  • Elderly people ; Great Britain ; Population ageing ; Residential location ; Retired people ; Social change ; United Kingdom ; Urban population ; Way of life
  • This paper reviews recent elderly population trends in the towns and metropolitan areas of Great Britain with particular attention to changing age-group and spatial distributions, housing amenities and long-term illness.
  • Welfare services for the elderly in a metropolitan municipality : provision and use of nursing homes in Nagoya city
  • Elderly people ; Facilities ; Honshu ; Hospital facilities ; Japan ; Local government ; Nagoya ; Public sector ; Retired people ; Service ; Town ; Urban administration
  • The object of this study is nursing home for the elderly, which is the most major service in institutional care in Japan. - (KA)
  • Changes in the family status of elderly women in Korea
  • Ageing ; Elderly people ; Family ; Living conditions ; Matrimonial status ; Mortality ; South Korea ; Woman
  • The AA. use family-status life tables to assess the effects of changes in demographic processes (sharp decline in fertility and mortality, aging population) on the family status of elderly women and to project trends in elderly women's family status.
  • The process of mobility. Decision-making in later old age: early findings from an original survey of elderly people in South East England
  • Migration among the elderly in Europe
  • Decision ; Elderly people ; Enquiry ; Migration ; Migration factor ; Preference ; Residential choice ; Retired people ; South-East England ; United Kingdom
  • Residential movement into elderly person households : evidence from the 1991 Household Sample of Anonymised Records
  • Demographic structure ; Elderly people ; Family structure ; Household ; Residential mobility ; Retired people ; United Kingdom ; Way of life
  • Analysis shows that most movement into the homes of elderly people is by people who are related to them. It is often assumed that coresidence between elderly people and their younger relatives is driven by the care needs of the older generation
  • . However, the A. casts doubt on this simple assumption, arguing that it is equally necessary to look at the characteristics and circumstances of movers in order to understand coresidence in the elderly households under examination.
  • Life space and residential preferences of the elderly in the metropolitan suburbs: a case study of Koshigaya-City, Saitama Prefecture
  • Elderly people ; Honshu ; Japan ; Outer conurbation area ; Residential attraction ; Societal relations ; Urban area ; Urban society
  • The authors surveyed the spatial range of daily out-of-home activities and social relations of the elderly. They have three themes: 1) What is the spatial range of the familiar area? 2) What is the basis for this new expectation that the elderly
  • should live and be cared for in familiar areas? and 3) How will the familiar area idea, and the residential preferences of the elderly, change in the future? - (KA)
  • The land of old age: society's changing attitudes toward urban built environments for elderly people
  • Attitude ; Behaviour ; Elderly people ; Residence ; Residential environment ; Societal relations ; Society ; United States
  • The A. explores the reciprocity operating between age relations and the built environment by presenting an age-sensitive reading of urban history in the U.S. By focusing on the segregation of the elderly, intergenerational conflicts are shown
  • The decision-making process underlying the moving behaviour of the elderly : an exploration of the literature
  • Decision ; Elderly people ; Internal migration ; Living conditions ; Migratory behaviour ; Model ; Retired people
  • The scope for poverty alleviation among elderly home-owners in the United States through reverse mortgages
  • Elderly people ; Housing ; Housing occupance ; Interest rate ; Living standard ; Poverty ; Sensitivity analysis ; United States of America
  • A reverse mortgage is a loan secured against the home equity owned by the borrower. The elderly borrower is allowed to use the home as a principal residence for as long as he wishes. The A. computes the monthly payments by simulating the tenure plan
  • of the HECM reverse mortgage product which is sponsored by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The poverty rate of elderly households can be reduced by means of reverse mortgages.
  • Elderly people ; Population ; Social anthropology ; Spain
  • Elderly people ; Honshu ; Japan ; Societal relations ; Suburbs ; Tokyo ; Urban society
  • This paper aims to examine the spatial extent of the elderly people's social relations when they had leisure (also called relation space) and the factors which formed these relations. The A. choiced Yokohama City as a field. It locates near Tokyo
  • Urban planning concepts and projects to improve the living situation of elderly persons
  • Elderly people ; Germany ; Housing ; Living conditions ; Population ; Urban planning ; Urbanism
  • In the field of research elderly persons and their housing district and in the context of experimental housing and urban planning, urban planning strategies in the interest of elderly persons are being examined using the example of 21 plan models
  • The regional mobility of elderly persons. Recent results of migration research
  • Elderly people ; Germany ; Migration ; Population ; Retirement migration
  • Elderly persons are only involved in the migration process in the Federal Republic of Germany to a relatively limited extend. Nevertheless, their mobility behaviour has a very selective nature in spatial terms. Whereas densily populated areas
  • and particularly the large cities in those areas are having to accept a significant loss of elderly persons due to migration, rural areas being especially preferred by those in the retirement years. - (L'A.).
  • Housing the elderly in South Africa : a Free State case study
  • Elderly people ; Facilities ; Free State ; House building ; Housing ; Housing market ; Institution ; South Africa
  • South Africa has less than 7.5 percent of the population aged 60 and over, although 16 percent of whites but only 6.2 percent of blacks were aged over 60. Although in the 1980s housing the elderly was a joint pulic - private partnership, since 2000
  • Caregiving environments and elderly residential mobility
  • Adaptation ; Elderly people ; Household structure ; Residential environment ; Residential mobility ; Retired people ; Social geography ; United States
  • Living conditions of elderly persons in the former GDR. An interim report on studies in Berlin-Köpenick
  • Elderly people ; Germany ; Housing ; Living conditions ; Population ; Urban planning
  • developmental trents in the new Länder on the one hand, but also, on the other hand, describe the situation of elderly people in particular. - (L'A.).
  • Moving plans of the elderly: a test of the stress-threshold
  • Amsterdam ; Behaviour ; Decision ; Elderly people ; Model ; Netherlands (The) ; Preference ; Residential environment ; Residential mobility ; Retired people ; Satisfaction
  • Big cities, big problems: reason for the elderly to move?
  • Elderly people ; Environmental perception ; Housing ; Living conditions ; Netherlands (The) ; Residential environment ; Residential mobility ; Retired people ; Satisfaction ; Town ; Urban district
  • The data used have been collected as part of a lager research project on the present and preferred living situation of the elderly population in two districts of Amsterdam. The primary objective is to improve the independent living of elderly
  • Demographic structure ; Elderly people ; Migration ; Poland ; Population ; Population ageing ; Social policy ; Spatial concentration ; Spatial differentiation
  • of the population in Poland is significant and will be growing faster in the next decades. This paper presents the recent patterns of the spatial redistribution of the elderly population, and the recent configurations of the elderly migration in Poland. It also
  • provides an analysis of the evolution of the process of population ageing, as well as the structure of the elderly population and elderly migrants by such demographic characteristics as sex, age, marital status. Spatial concentration of the elderly
  • Reference value of old people's hematocrit and geographical factors
  • China ; Elderly people ; Health ; Regional disparities ; Regression analysis
  • The paper provides a scientific basis for a unified standard of the reference value of Chinese healthy old people's hematocrit. It is found that the altitude is the most important factor affecting this reference value.