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Transitions in later life : the impact of residential relocation on well-being

Crisp, Dimity Ann

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In the face of normative age-related declines in health and mobility, increasing numbers of older adults are considering self-care accommodation within the context of a retirement community as a mechanism to maintain independence. Whilst the benefits of down-sizing in older age are well established, relocation to a retirement community offers the additional provision of a) facilities to cater for current and anticipated future healthcare needs; b) general household maintenance and/or cleaning...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/150914
DOI: 10.25911/5d5e764b2a3cf
Access Rights: Open Access

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