Innovations in housing and living arrangements for seniors

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"Papers from a symposium sponsored by the Gerontology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University and the Canadian Association on Gerontology/Associaton canadienne de gerontologie, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 31, November 2nd and November 3rd, 1984."TABLE OF CONTENTS: FOREWORD. PART I: A DEMOGRAPHIC AND CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK: 1. Housing Elderly People in Canada: Working Towards a Continuum of Housing Choices Appropriate to Their Needs / Satya Brink. PART II: ALTERNATIVE FINANCING MODELS: 2. Private Sector Financing for Elderly Housing / Aeron T. Evans and G.J.M. Purdie; 3. Home Equity Conversion: Aging in Place with Income / Ken Scholen; 4. Shared Appreciation and Home Equity Conversion: Ideas Whose Time Have Come for Canadians / Dale Bairstow; 5. Federal Housing Programs L.P.Gross. PART III: THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS: 6. The Development Process and the Cooperative Difference / Shirley Schmid; 7. Working with Private Non-profit Corporations / Yhetta Gold; 8. The Role of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in the Development Process / Robert L. Nicklin. PART IV: ALTERNATIVE MODELS/APPROACHES TO SENIORS HOUSING: 9. Shelter Allowances for Older Adults: Programs in Search of a Policy / Jim Zamprelli; 10. Shared Housing: Principles and Practices / Norman K. Blackie; 11. A Canadian Example: The Home Sharing Program for Older Adults in Regional Niagara / Douglas H. Rapelje; 12. Accessory Housing: Applicability to the Canadian Context / GaryHiscox; 13. Retirement Communities: A Range of Options / Leon Pastalan. PART V. DESIGN AND EVALUATION: 14. Barrier Free and Prosthetic Design: Issues in Housing for Seniors / Lorraine G. Hiatt; 15. The Evaluation Process in Housing for the Elderly / Sonne Lemke and Rudolph H. Moos.

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