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Table of Contents
|Idealism and Realism|
|The Definition and Evolution of Assisted Living within a Changing System of Long-Term Care||p. 3|
|Assisted Living: The Current State of Affairs||p. 21|
|The Promise of Assisted Living as a Shelter and Care Alternative for Frail American Elders: A Cautionary Essay||p. 32|
|Attributes of Place and Behaviors of People|
|Gerontopia: A Place to Grow Old and Die||p. 63|
|Personal Rituals: Identity, Attachment to Place, and Community Solidarity||p. 81|
|Integrating Cultural Heritage into Assisted-Living Environments||p. 90|
|Life-Quality Alzheimer Care in Assisted Living||p. 110|
|Models for Environmental Assessment||p. 130|
|The Provision and Consumption of Care|
|Dementia Care in Assisted Living: A Case Study of Copper Ridge||p. 143|
|Primary Care in Assisted Living: A Geriatrician's Perspective||p. 156|
|"I Live Here, but It's Not My Home": Residents' Experiences in Assisted Living||p. 166|
|Design: Who Cares?|
|Assisted Living: An Evolving Place Type||p. 185|
|Communicating Homeyness from the Outside: Elderly People's Perceptions of Assisted Living||p. 207|
|Designing to Meet the Needs of People with Alzheimer's Disease||p. 229|
|Place Makes a Difference: A Case Study in Assisted Living||p. 262|
|Hospice: A Case Study Making a Difference||p. 278|
|Epilogue: Emerging Themes, Further Reflections||p. 291|
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