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x, 103 p. 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
x, 103 p. 23 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
220 p.
Since mid-century the mass-merchandising of recreational and retirement communities has mushroomed into a multibillion-dollar industry. But not all such communities have proven successful. Air travellers above the Sunbelt states often see vast tracts of land on which isolated, jigsaw-like patterns of roads lead nowhere. And the tongue-in-cheek offer of "land in Florida" has become proverbial for a foolish investment. In the first geographic and environmental analysis of the recreational and retirement community industry, Hubert B. Stroud shows how and why certain communities had positive impacts on the surrounding region while others did not. Focusing on well-known developments in Arizona, New Mexico, Florida, Arkansas, and Tennessee, he finds that most developments were poorly planned, resulting in environmental damage, overtaxing of public services, and social and economic problems. Yet Stroud acknowledges that future development is inevitable, as recreational and retirement communities continue to lure urban America with the promise of paradise.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780801849268 20160527
Green Library
Book
viii, 87 p. illus. 24 cm.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Video
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Dolby Digital 5.1. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray.
As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Media & Microtext Center

6. The latecomer [2015]

Book
139 pages ; 22 cm
Desire Cordier - mild-mannered former librarian, put-upon husband, lover of boules - is losing his mind. Or is he? Happily tucked away in the Winterlight Home for the Elderly, Desire is looking forward to a quiet retirement with the other forgetful residents, safe in the knowledge that no one knows he's faking his memory loss. And as if there weren't reasons enough to opt out of the modern world, it would be worth it just to see Rosa Rozendaal again - the love of Desire's youth, the one who got away. But dementia isn't all fun and games. There's a former war criminal hiding out in the home; once-beautiful Rosa might be too far gone to return Desire's ardour; and our hero soon begins to suspect he might not be the only one in Winterlight who's acting a part...A tender love story of demented minds and honourable hearts, and a razor-sharp satire of the indignities of old age and the callousness of caregiving, The Latecomer excoriates our society and asks: might we all be better off forgetting?
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781846275678 20160704
Green Library

7. Recessional [1994]

Book
484 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
iii, 956-1023 p. ; cm.
Continuation of hearings on economic problems of the elderly. Hearing, held in Cape May, N.J., considers success of local retirement community and need for cost of living stability and tax cuts to allow community to grow and better serve its members.
Book
204 pages ; 22 cm
  • Der Aufbruch
  • Christel
  • Die "Altenburg" : wie mir unser Augustinum manchmal auch erscheint
  • Ein schöner Abend
  • Frauen um die Neunzig
  • Altenheime früher in der Provinz
  • Zur Geschichte der Augustinum Wohnstifte
  • Die Neuen und die Platzhalter
  • Zögernde Interessenten
  • Ambulante Pflege : Angst und Hoffnung
  • Nun hat die liebe Seele Ruh
  • Familien, Besuche : Freude und Traurigkeit
  • Zeitzeugen an Schulen
  • Reisen : alle Jahre wieder
  • Fahrt nach Meersburg
  • Und der Tag neigt sich zur Nacht
  • Dies ist der Herbst
  • Eindrucksvolle Ereignisse
  • Das Jahr geht zu Ende
  • Durchhalten
  • Herkunft und Wandel
  • Übergänge, Stufen
  • Tapferkeit im Kleinen
  • Tage der Abschiede
  • Lerchenauer See
  • Nun bin ich allein.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
57 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 31 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
Book
8, 36 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Green Library
Book
302 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
East Asia Library
Book
xiii, 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: ignoring the obvious
  • Democratizing wintering in the South
  • Del Webb's "Sun City" concept
  • Ross Cortese's "leisure world" concept
  • Creating community: the developers' script
  • Proliferation and standardization
  • An active adult subculture: the residents' script
  • Assessment: problems, strengths, and twenty-first-century trends
  • Conclusion: the significance of active adult, age-restricted communities.
Youngtown, Arizona, opened in 1954 and was the first development community to have a minimum age requirement (then 65) and to ban underage children as permanent residents. Developer Del Webb unveiled Sun City six years later. Adjacent to Youngtown, it offered modest homes abutting a golf course. In the ensuing decades, active adult communities have proliferated, including Harold Schwartz's The Villages in central Florida, today the nation's single largest retirement community.For nearly sixty years, the success of these and similar communities have changed the image of retirees from frail, impoverished old people to energetic, well-off adults enjoying a resort-like lifestyle. While some experts predicted these communities would fail or undermine the obligations between generations, they are now firmly embedded as one possible extension of the American dream.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813036045 20160605
Green Library
Book
xiv, 326 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS.-- The Cypress and The Stratford.-- THE STANDARD OF PERFORMANCE.-- An Open Process: A Way to Become Smarter Commentary.-- STRATEGIC RESEARCH.-- Benefits of Personal Involvement.-- Appendices.-- References.-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471190615 20160528
A comprehensive framework for capitalizing on the growing market for Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Senior Residences equips architects and other industry professionals with a proven executive strategy for the design and development of successful Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) projects. Using two of America's foremost CCRCs as best practice case studies, it guides readers through every critical aspect of the process, from research and planning through construction, including: The enterprise concept Formation of an executive organization Financial and legal due diligence Marketing and sales preparation Residents' expectations and requirements Healthcare and residential services The design and build process Project monitoring and assessment. The over-65 population is increasing rapidly and dramatically, raising crucial concerns about the housing and care of senior citizens in the years ahead. How can we provide the best possible quality of care to the elderly? How can architects, developers, and others capitalize on the growing senior housing industry and stay competitive in the future? How can the facilities they create deliver both good service and strong financial returns? While there are no easy answers to these important questions, the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) model has emerged as a flexible and attractive option for providing combined housing, services, and nursing care to the elderly. Senior Residences equips architects and other industry professionals with a comprehensive, three-part strategic framework for designing and developing successful CCRC projects. Part I identifies the eight critical success factors of a CCRC enterprise and illustrates them through an in-depth examination of two exemplary developments, The Cypress of South Carolina's Hilton Head Island and The Stratford in the San Francisco Peninsula. Part II details a computer-based "standard of performance" system to track progress and assess project performance. Finally, Part III examines how to use different types of research to stay on top of market trends and forecasts, legal and licensing requirements, and more. Together, the three elements of this executive strategy cover every aspect of the development process, from the initial enterprise concept and executive organization building to financial and legal due diligence, marketing and sales, residents' services and healthcare, and design and build. Readers gain essential guidance in tackling key project management issues as well as in developing effective problem-solving and troubleshooting skills. Written by an author team with extensive CCRC experience, Senior Residences helps encourage avenues of thought that will lead to more cohesive, responsive, and successful CCRC projects that benefit the professionals who build them and the residents who live in them.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471190615 20160528
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
220 p.
Faced with the decline of the traditional family and the explosive growth of the over-65 population, the Japanese are looking for new ways to care for their elders. This study documents the birth of a major social phenomenon in Japan - the planned retirement community. In the mid-1980s, Yasuhito Kinoshita spent a year living in Japan's first such community, Fuji-no-Sato. His collaboration with Christie W. Kiefer, a cultural gerontologist, provides an examination of a retirement community in a non-Western culture. Fuji-no-Sato is a social community with no visible traditions. Kinoshita and Kiefer show that its residents' preference for long-established relationships creates the need for the invention of relationships that have no precedent in Japanese society.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520075955 20160528
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
13 p. ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Recent widow, Mrs. Palfrey, moves into a London retirement hotel among an odd assortment of people. When she slips on a walk and is aided by a penniless young writer, she invites him to dine at the Claremont and plays along when the other dining guests assume he's her grandson. A friendship develops giving her a companion with whom she can talk about memories and poetry as she gives him ideas and support for his writing. But what of her actual family?
Media & Microtext Center
Book
50 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

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