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How to age in place : planning for a happy, independent, and financially secure retirement / Mary A. Languirand, PhD and Robert F. Bornstein, PhD.

Languirand, Mary A. (Author). Bornstein, Robert F. (Added Author).


"Aging in place takes some planning and foresight--which is why clinical psychologists and aging specialists Mary Languirand and Robert Bornstein have created this indispensable guidebook to take you through every step of the process. Useful, actionable advice on financial planning enables you to set aside the resources you need, while a detailed explanation of Universal Home Design will help you hire the right contractors and modify your home to make it safe and livable for the long-term. With concrete guidance for obtaining necessary social services, transportation assistance, health care, and even home maintenance help, How to Age in Place teaches you to anticipate problems before they arise and plan accordingly."

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781607744160
  • ISBN: 1607744163
  • Physical Description: vi, 250 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes Internet addresses and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Acknowledgements -- Introduction: how will you spend your retirement years? -- Making it work -- Money matters -- Access, opportunities, and services -- Making your home safe -- Getting around -- An apple a day -- Making it count -- Healthy mind -- Healthy body -- Healthy spirit -- Strengthening ties with others -- Giving back -- Epilogue: looking forward -- Checklists and worksheets -- Resource and contact information -- Index -- About the authors.
Subject: Retirement > Planning.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Kirtland Community College Library HQ 1062 .L36 2013 30775305508658 General Collection Available -

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