Aging well and the environment: toward an integrative model and research agenda for the future.

@article{Wahl2012AgingWA,
  title={Aging well and the environment: toward an integrative model and research agenda for the future.},
  author={H W Wahl and Susanne Iwarsson and Frank Oswald},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2012},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={306-16}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The effects of the physical-spatial-technical environment on aging well have been overlooked both conceptually and empirically. In the spirit of M. Powell Lawton's seminal work on aging and environment, this article attempts to rectify this situation by suggesting a new model of how older people interact with their environment. DESIGN AND METHODS Goals of the paper include (a) integration of the essential elements of the ecology and aging literature, particularly in… CONTINUE READING
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