Housing Decisions in Later Life

  • Roger Clough
  • Mary Leamy
  • Vince Miller
  • Les Bright

Abstract

Moving house is recognized as one of the most stressful events in people’s lives. In the main, the assumption is that the stress is due to the factors related to relocation: deciding what to take to the new house; arranging removals; having to end and start services, and tell people about change of address; sorting out the new house, including building works; getting used to living in a new area, getting to know people and to sort out daily living arrangements. All of this can be, and frequently is, highly stressful.

Keywords

Depression Income Assure Resi Volatility 

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Copyright information

© Roger Clough, Mary Leamy, Vince Miller and Les Bright 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Clough
    • 1
  • Mary Leamy
    • 2
  • Vince Miller
    • 3
  • Les Bright
    • 4
  1. 1.Eskrigge Social ResearchUK
  2. 2.Department of Psychology, University of TeessideUK
  3. 3.Department of Sociology, University of KentUK
  4. 4.Independent ConsultantUK

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