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Author Bernard, Miriam.

Title New lifestyles in old age : health, identity and well-being in Berryhill Retirement Village / Miriam Bernard [and others]
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 71 pages) : illustrations
Contents New lifestyles in old age; Contents; List of tables and figures; Acknowledgements; A day in the life of a retirement community resident; 1. Retirement communities: the context; 2. Developing a retirement community lifestyle: participation and involvement; 3. Health and well-being; 4. Growing older: age and identity; 5. Conclusions; References; Appendix A: Research questions; Appendix B: The study's timeline; Appendix C: Questionnaires; Appendix D: Interviews; Appendix E: Participation groups and community conferencing
Summary This report explores what it is like to live and work in the new Berryhill Retirement Village in Stoke-on-Trent (developed by The ExtraCare Charitable Trust and Touchstone Housing Association), and shows that retirement housing does not have to be planned and developed solely with middle-class professionals in mind
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 59-62)
Notes Print version record
Subject Berryhill Retirement Village (Stoke-on-Trent, England)
Community health services for older people -- England -- Stoke-on-Trent.
Retirement communities -- England -- Stoke-on-Trent.
Well-being -- Age factors -- England -- Stoke-on-Trent.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1847426530 (electronic bk.)
9781847426536 (electronic bk.)