Eliciting Life Priorities of Older Adults Living in Permanent Supportive Housing.

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Summary of "Eliciting Life Priorities of Older Adults Living in Permanent Supportive Housing."

Adults who have experienced chronic homelessness are considered to be "old" by age 50 due to accelerated aging. While permanent supportive housing (PSH) has been found effective for these individuals, there is limited focus on the needs of adults "aging in place" in PSH. This study examined (1) how older adults in PSH identify and rank their life priorities, (2) how they describe these priorities in their own words, and (3) how life course adversity deepens an understanding of these priorities.


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Name: The Gerontologist
ISSN: 1758-5341


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