Recommended readings

More about CCRCs

Caffrey, C., Sengupta, M., Park-Lee, E., Moss, A., Rosenoff, E., and Harris- Kojetin, L. 2012. Residents living in residential care facilities: United States, 2010 (NCHS Data Brief 91). Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics.

Cutchin, M. P., Owen, S. V., and Chang, P.-F. J. 2003. Becoming "at home" in assisted living residences: Exploring place integration processes. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 58B(4), S234-S243.

Dupuis-Blanchard, S., Neufeld, A., and Strang, V. R. 2009. The significance of social engagement in relocated older adults. Qualitative Health Research, 19(9), 1186-1195.

Eckert, J. K., Carder, P. C., Morgan, L. A., Frankowski, A. C., and Roth, E. G. 2009. Inside assisted living: The search for home. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Heisler, E., Evans, G. W., and Moen, P. 2003. Health and social outcomes of moving to a continuing care retirement community. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 18(1), 5-23.

Marsden, J. 2005. Humanistic designs of assisted living. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Sloane, P. D., Zimmerman, S., and Walsh, J. F. 2001. The physical environment. In S. Zimmerman, P. D. Sloane, and J. K. Eckert (Eds.), Assisted living: Needs, practices and policies in residential care for the elderly (pp. 173-197). Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Wilson, K. B. 2007. Historical evolution of assisted living in the United States, 1979 to the present. The Gerontologist, 47(Suppl 1), 8-22.

Yamasaki, J. and Sharf, B. F. 2011. Opting out and fitting in: How residents make sense of assisted living and cope with community life. Journal of Aging Studies, 23, 13-21.

Zarem, J. E. 2010. Today's continuing care retirement community (CCRC). LeadingAge and American Seniors Housing Association. Retrieved from https://www. Services/CCRCcharacteristics_7_2011.pdf

Technology use among older adults

Namazi, K. H., and McClintic, M. 2003. Computer use among elderly persons in long-term care facilities. Educational Gerontology, 29(6), 535-550.

Wagner, N., Hassanein, K., and Head, M. 2010. Computer use by older adults: A multi-disciplinary review. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 870-882.

Winstead, V., Anderson, W. A., Yost, E. A., Cotten, S. R., Warr, A., and Berkowsky, R. W. 2013. You can teach an old dog new tricks: A qualitative analysis of how residents of senior living communities may use the web to overcome spatial and social barriers. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 32(5), 540-560.

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