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Housing for the Elderly MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Housing for the Elderly
Tree Number(s)
J03.340.260
N01.224.791.400.410
N06.230.150.360.260
Unique ID
D016852
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016852
Annotation
for the able-bodied: do not confuse with HOMES FOR THE AGED, med & nurs care for the aged sick
Scope Note
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
Entry Term(s)
Continuing Care Retirement Centers
Life Care Centers, Retirement
NLM Classification #
WT 101
Previous Indexing
Housing (1967-1991)
See Also
Homes for the Aged
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Housing for the Elderly Preferred
Life Care Centers, Retirement Narrower
Continuing Care Retirement Centers Narrower
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