Gerontology

Scenario: Family
A 78, year old man is a retired banker whose wife died several years ago. He is able to perform all ADLs but needs help with meal preparation and transportation. He lives in a deteriorating neighborhood and no longer feels safe. He does not want to live with family members or completely give up his independence.

• What housing options would be appropriate for him? Why?
• What advantages would such housing options offer over living alone?