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Supportive homes and communities

Aging in place is about being able to live independently in one’s own home and community through appropriate supports and services. While this may bring social, psychological, and health benefits, there can also be negative experiences, such as neglect, isolation, and loneliness. Learn what the research says about programs, services, technologies and optimal aging practices, and social conditions associated with aging in place by browsing the topics below.

Social isolation: what is it and why is it important to your health?
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Ding-dong, it's the doctor calling! Home-based primary care may be a solution for homebound older adults
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Adapting your home to age in place
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Alcohol use

Arts and heritage

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Assisted living

Caregiving

Civic engagement

Community and social services

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Crime prevention or reduction

Elder abuse

End of life care

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Fall and injury prevention

Food safety and security

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Frailty and functional decline

Government services

Hospital and institutional care

Housing

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Poverty reduction

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Social engagement

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