Listen: Little Tokyo, a model place to age at home

Many older people worry about having to move out of their homes as they age. When it comes to living a long, independent life, not all neighborhoods are created equal. Communities built for driving, expensive housing and isolation can push people into institutions when they might prefer to age at home.

Here in LA one tight-knit community is known as a model place for people to get old at home.

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  1. peter hom
    Jan 25, 2017, 10:34 pm

    Compare and contrast this study:https://web.stanford.edu/group/ethnoger/chinese.html
    I am approaching 65 and living in and about Little Tokyo will not be easy. Hardy anyone I know is living there and I am a Chinese American who married a Japanese wife. As far as I can tell there is a Chinese senior citizen group in Chinatown and a senior citizen group for Japanese in Little Tokyo. Most Asian Americans will live in a diverse community instead of an ethnic pure community.

  • peter hom

    Compare and contrast this study:https://web.stanford.edu/group/ethnoger/chinese.html
    I am approaching 65 and living in and about Little Tokyo will not be easy. Hardy anyone I know is living there and I am a Chinese American who married a Japanese wife. As far as I can tell there is a Chinese senior citizen group in Chinatown and a senior citizen group for Japanese in Little Tokyo. Most Asian Americans will live in a diverse community instead of an ethnic pure community.