The adaptive reuse of older buildings to housing for the elderly persons is a relatively new but growing phenomenon in the Western Societies. With regard to many tangible and intangible benefits, adaptive reuse can be a way to help older persons who choose "aging-in-place" in the "long-term" community. The exploratory case study indentifies changes in the stisfaction level of residents after relocation to an adaptive reuse elderly apartment in a rural community in the U.S. Data were collected using personal interviews with 17 pre-occupancy and 16 post-occupancy respondents. Findings described characteristics of respondents and dwelling, neighborhood, and overall satisfaction level changes. This exploratory study, one of few studies about adaptive reuse for housing for the elderly, suggests implications for futher studies.
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