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Aging in a Place: Perspectives on the Meanings of “Home” and “Community” from Age-focused Researchers & Practitioners
September 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT
Everyone ages in some “place,” or a series of places. This event will explore the concept of place from the perspectives of housing research, affordable housing development and modification, and dementia-friendly community planning. Our aim is to connect humanistic concepts with socially engaged research and practice on planning and housing for aging societies, to support critical thinking about the concept of aging in place and its relationship to social justice.
Presented by: Andrew Clark, PhD (Geography), Professor, School of Health and Society, University of Salford, Bailey Hu, MA (Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning), Research Assistant, Housing an Aging Society program, Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University Chris Reeder Young, MA (Medical Anthropology), Director of Research and Evaluation, Programs and Strategic Alliances, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis, Nancy Berlinger, PhD, Research Scholar, The Hastings Center (Moderator)