Rightsizing and houses for older people

RIBA and Centre for Towns  Daniel Stern, Ian Warren and Andrew Forth.

A Home for the Ages – Planning for the Future of with Age-friendly Design.

Publication date: 2019
Ranking: useful

The report demonstrates that housing fro older people is an issue for all towns to a varying degree, not just the traditional seaside resorts. It suggests that “retirement housing” is not the only solution, but that “rightsizing” in terms of dwelling types and more accessible neighbourhoods and transport networks will produce a more appropriate response.

age facts from text 24% want to move 49% can't find right house

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