Assisted Living: Housing for the Elderly
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About the Author Victor A. Regnier, FAIA, holds a unique joint appointment between the Andrus Gerontology Center and the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He is currently Dean of the School of Architecture. Professor Regnier’s work combines research and practice in architecture with an understanding of how environments support the social and physical needs of special users. He has written several other books and has received awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, Progressive Architecture, and the American Planning Association for his applied research activities. This work was funded by a Fulbright senior research award with additional support from six other organizations and foundations.


Precedents, Models, and Past Experience.

The Purpose of and Problems with Housing for the Frail.

Definitions and Principles.

Enrichment Possibilities.

Ten Case Studies.