Aging in place

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Aging is a function of time and is a natural and integral part of the life cycle. Aging process differs among individuals and brings all kinds of changes, affecting not just the physical body and its functions, but also to the social, psychological and financial situations to individuals. Aging in place (AIP) is a common preference among older people for remaining in their local community and maintaining their social networks throughout the aging process. Issues about appropriateness of aging in place, long-term care, and residential homes are discussed. Some models and recommendations are discussed, completed with thoughts on future studies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781522526346
ISBN (Print)9781522526339
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2017


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