Aging in the Right Place: A Conceptual Framework of Indicators for Older Persons Experiencing Homelessness

Aging in place may not be a universally optimal goal nor accessible to all. Research has highlighted the significance of aging in the right place (AIRP) by recognizing that secure housing for older adults should support one’s unique vulnerabilities and lifestyles. However, considerations of AIRP relevant for older people with previous or current experiences of homelessness are absent from the existing literature. This article describes a framework developed with indicators relevant for older persons experiencing homelessness.

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The Gerontologist