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Health shocks make the elderly less likely to ‘age in place’

Costa-Font, Joan ORCID: 0000-0001-7174-7919 and Vilaplana, Cristina (2023) Health shocks make the elderly less likely to ‘age in place’. LSE Business Review (06 Nov 2023). Blog Entry.

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‘Ageing in place’ is a term typically used to refer to people’s preference for staying in the same home as they age. However, the suitability of one’s home at old age varies with the exposure to health shocks. Joan Costa-Font and Cristina Vilaplana show that while ageing decreases the probability of residential change, health shocks revert this trend.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2023 The Author(s)
Divisions: Health Policy
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2023 09:42
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:53

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