Finding (a) place in later life: Exploring the role of place and space in shaping older people's experience of social exclusion
thesisposted on 24.04.2020 by AARON CAMPBELL WYLLIE
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This research explored the meaning of everyday living environments to older people and the ways in which relationships with these environments can shape their everyday experiences. Places were found to be powerful sources of identity and meaning, but maintaining relationships with place, and losing one's connection to place, can be challenging for many older people.