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Determining the future mobility needs of the elderly

Determining the future mobility needs of the elderly

development of a methodology

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Published by Dept. of Transportaton, Research & Special Progrms Directorate, Transportation Programs Bureau, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va. * .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- United States -- Transportation.,
  • Older people -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Transportation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin Wachs ... [et. al.].
    SeriesReport - Transportation Programs Bureau ; DOT/RSPD/DPB/50-77/12
    ContributionsWachs, Martin., United States. Transportation Programs Bureau.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi. 182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17818053M

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Determining the future mobility needs of the elderly: development of a methodology. [Martin Wachs; United States. Department of Transportation.

Office of University Research.; University of California, Los Angeles. School of Architecture and Urban Planning.;]. TRANSPORTATION FOR THE ELDERLY. This book is the result of a 2 year study to develop a methodology for determining the future mobility needs of the elderly as a function of their future locational patterns and travel esthetic-tokyo.com by: Aug 16,  · Future urban planning will need to address such things as the number and location of city benches, flattening or cutting curbs to allow for easier access and even allowing for longer or slower cross-walk periods.

Urban planning will also need to take into consideration. Poor mobility places a substantial burden on the individual, families, community and society and there is a real need for policy makers, local governments and communities to consider the transportation needs of the elderly to support ongoing mobility.

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Somenahalli, S, Taylor, M,Elderly mobility: Issues, opinions and analysis of trip making in Adelaide, presented at the 30th Australasian Transport Research Forum, Jan 30,  · Mobility is necessary for accessing commodities, making use of neighborhood facilities, and participation in meaningful social, cultural, and physical activities.

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The elderly are often considered to be a homogenous group (in respect to servicing mobility and accessibility needs). This however is not the case and greater differences within this group come to light when we take into account different cultures, religions and social esthetic-tokyo.com by: Future mobility in an ageing society – Where are we heading.

Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Transport & Health 2(1) · November with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Mar 28,  · Physiatrists, Physical Therapists and Primary Care Physicians explain the need to detect and address mobility problems in the elderly and how to. The future of mobility. How transportation technology and social trends are creating a new business ecosystem.

The Future of Mobility is a publication from Deloitte LLP. Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax, and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune Aug 07,  · Future of ageing: transport and mobility and infrastructure can be developed to support the mobility needs of people as they age.

as part of the Foresight future of an ageing Author: Government Office For Science. This is “Biological and Psychological Aspects of Aging”, section from the book A Primer on Social such as help buying groceries and visiting the doctor, to the elderly who need it.

Second, they help older people maintain their self-esteem, meet their desire for friendships, and satisfy other emotional needs.

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