Download e-book for iPad: Aging in Place: Designing, Adapting, and Enhancing the Home by Ellen D Taira,Jodi Carlson

By Ellen D Taira,Jodi Carlson

ISBN-10: 0789009714

ISBN-13: 9780789009715

ISBN-10: 0789009897

ISBN-13: 9780789009890

offer a comfy residing setting for the aging!

Aging in position: Designing, Adapting, and embellishing the house atmosphere grants an entire exam of present tendencies in adaptive domestic designs for older adults. As a therapist, fashion designer, architect, builder, domestic planner, social employee, neighborhood organizer, or gerontologist, getting older in position will exhibit you leading edge domestic designs and reports for growing environments that supply optimum residing for getting older adults.

Complete with diagrams, ground plans, and tables, getting older in position enables you to enhance the standard of lifestyles for the aged via supplying them state of the art designs that inspire independence and dignity.

This particular and fascinating e-book covers subject matters comparable to common layout which strives to create daily environments and items like door handles and light-weight switches which are usable through everybody to the best volume attainable, despite age or skill.

Aging in position also will enable you to:

  • use follow-up visits via occupational therapists to make sure profitable use of domestic alterations
  • create environments which are invaluable for imaginative and prescient rehabilitation by utilizing managed lights and colour schemes
  • evaluate the standard of existence for aged humans residing in own dwellings, really expert housing, and nursing houses
  • explore architectural obstacles and the makes use of of assisting units for aged humans
  • examine learn opinions of adaptive bathroom gear
  • investigate transformations which were made in houses for the aged in India
  • analyze ways that aged humans have replaced their houses to make the phone extra accessible

    Aging in position is a whole consultant to knowing the desires and most up-to-date tendencies in optimizing the residing area of aged individuals. The publication promises entry to a number of experiences on aged people's environmental wishes and personal tastes in regard to ameliorations in own and public dwellings. this knowledge will help you with larger serving the aged by way of assisting them reside extra independently.

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