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Stayers Then and Now: Getting and Keeping a Slice of Stuy Town

Rachael A. Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass

in Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812462
eISBN:
9781479840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 2 shifts the focus to the longtime residents’ life histories in Stuyvesant Town. This chapter provides readers with an understanding of older residents’ perceptions of the joys and problems ... More


Stella Zuk’s Story: Choosing to Stay

Rachael A. Woldoff

in White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamics of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449185
eISBN:
9780801461033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449185.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter profiles Stella Zuk, an eighty-seven-year-old resident of Parkmont since 1951, in order to show how white stayers and black pioneers interpret their respective places in the community. ... More


Modifying the Work Environment and the Home Environment

Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman

in Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017145
eISBN:
9780262301336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017145.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on supporting older adults’ optimal cognitive functioning through modifying the work and home environments. The importance of cognitive engineering or human-factors methods in ... More


Aging in Place in the City: Ruthie’s Story

Rachael A. Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass

in Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812462
eISBN:
9781479840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 3 is the first of two vignette chapters that spotlight resident narratives and demonstrate how members of tenant subgroups interpret their respective places in Stuyvesant Town. Ruthie ... More


Caring for frail older people in Israel

Esther Iecovich

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Israel is a rapidly aging society with an elderly population composing about 10% of its total population. Among them, about 16.5% are frail and need help with daily activities and housekeeping. This ... More


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