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Preferences and Predictors of Aging in Place: Longitudinal Evidence from Melbourne, Australia

Kendig, Hal; Gong, Cathy; Cannon, Lisa; Browning, Colette


This article reports older Australians' preferences for aging in place and predictors of their subsequent experiences drawing on a longitudinal study in Melbourne over 16 years. At baseline, 40% had lived in their homes for 30 or more years and the majority had preference for aging in place. However, the proportion continuing to do so was lower, with reducing independence being a major barrier. Women, renters, those not living with a partner, or those with depressive symptoms were most...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Housing for the Elderly
DOI: 10.1080/02763893.2017.1280582


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