Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities: An Introduction

By Karen J. Alexander

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 2006

This article outlines different models of Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities, within the context of the Jewish community. These models are designed to help older people remain independent and age in their own homes, rather than in institutional care. The author discusses the differences and similarities between the models in terms of context, goals, and implementation as well as challenges and next steps.

Topic: Social Services, Jewish Organizations, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 81, No. 3-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Alexander, Karen J. Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities: An Introduction. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 2006: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=990


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