Table of Contents

Miss Helen at Valley Glen Home.
Opal at Franciscan House.
Karen at Huntington Inn.
Mrs. Koehler at Middlebury Manor.
Dr. Catherine at the Chesapeake.
Mr. Sidney at Laurel Ridge.
Everyday life in assisted living.
Aging in places.
The reality and promise of assisted living. Draws on in-depth interviews with residents, family members, staff, and administrators of six different types of assisted living residence. An appendix describes the qualitative research process used by a collaborative research team of the Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County's Center for Aging Studies. "Transitions from assisted living: sociocultural aspect," funded by the National Institute on Aging, was designed to provide an understanding of the minor and major life transitions experienced by residents in assisted living..
Cover, p.4.