Summer 2020

Inside Summer 2020 Generations

The Housing Effect: What Role Does Shelter Play in Elders’ Lives?
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Our Guest Editor: Alisha Sanders

Averting a Housing Crisis and Shining a Light in Inequities in Elder Housing

Where Do Older Adults Really Live?

Housing: Often Overlooked, but a Critical Pillar for Older Adults  
By Alisha Sanders

The Meanings and Materialities of “Home” for Older People
By Janine L. Wiles and Gavin J. Andrews

Can the Nation’s Housing Support a Population Seeking to Age in Place?
By Jennifer H. Molinsky and Christopher Herbert

Affordable and Suitable, and When It’s Neither

Financial Challenges at Older Ages—and the Implications for Housing Options
By Richard Johnson

Falling Short: Federal Housing Assistance is Failing Older Adults
By Linda M. Couch

Homeownership Among Older Adults: A Source of Stability—or Stress?
By Christopher Herbert and Jennifer H. Molinsky

Instead of Aging in Place, How About Trying to Age in the Right Place?
By Karan Kaul, Laura S. Goodman, and Alanna McCargo

Homelessness Among Older Adults: An Emerging Crisis
By Margot Kushel

Seeking Stability or a Better Path

Overcoming Inertia to Jumpstart Home Modifications for Aging in Place
By Louis Tenenbaum and Susan Kimmel

A Solutions-Oriented Partnership Helps Metro Detroit Elders Stay Safe at Home
By Yuliya Gaydayenko

Building a Lifelong Community for All Ages
By Kathryn Lawler and Cathie Berger

The Evolving Promise and Potential of the Granny Flat
By M. Scott Ball and Kathryn Lawler  

Aging Better Together, Intentionally
By Anne P. Glass and Lauretta Lawlor