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Aging inthe designed environment

Margaret A. Christenson

Aging inthe designed environment

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Long-term care facilities -- Design and construction.,
  • Nursing homes -- Design and construction.,
  • Aged -- Long term care.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret A. Christenson, principle [sic] author ; Ellen D. Taira, editor..
    ContributionsTaira, Ellen D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA998.5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21935007M
    ISBN 101560240318

    Human aging, physiological changes that take place in the human body leading to senescence, the decline of biological functions and of the ability to adapt to metabolic humans the physiological developments are normally accompanied by psychological and behavioral changes, and other changes, involving social and economic factors, also occur. Planned obsolescence can thus have a negative impact on the environment in aggregate. Even when planned obsolescence might help to save scarce resources per unit produced, it tends to increase output in aggregate, since due to laws of supply and demand, decreases in cost and price will eventually result in increases in demand and consumption.


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