The coming of age for assisted living care: new options for senior housing and social work practice.

@article{Spitzer2004TheCO,
  title={The coming of age for assisted living care: new options for senior housing and social work practice.},
  author={William J. Spitzer and Karen Neuman and Gary Holden},
  journal={Social work in health care},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={
          21-45
        }
}
As the United States experiences substantial growth in its population that is 65 years and older, development of safe housing and compassionate care for seniors is becoming a priority domestic issue. Assisted living is one of the fastest growing types of senior housing in the nation, attracting residents with a perceived combination of security, personal care services, less restrictive homelike environments and emphasis on independence, privacy and personal dignity. As there is limited… CONTINUE READING