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Personal networks and mortality risk in older adults: A twenty-year longitudinal study
Background: Research on aging has consistently demonstrated an increased chance of survival for older adults who are integrated into rich networks of social relationships. Theoretical explanations state that personal ...
Eenzaamheid is moeilijk op te lossen en treft niet alleen ouderen
Een op de drie Nederlanders voelt zich eenzaam. Eenzaamheid krijgt veel aandacht in de media en bestrijding ervan is een speerpunt in landelijk en lokaal overheidsbeleid. De nadruk ligt vaak te eenzijdig op eenzaamheid ...
Policies for older volunteers: A study of Germany and Italy, 1990-2008
Older people increase their well-being and contribute to the community when they volunteer. Therefore, policy-makers sometimes consider supporting older volunteers. However, they reach different conclusions on whether they ...
Loneliness and self-management abilities in the visually impaired elderly
.001). Multivariate hierarchical regression analysis showed that the SMA self-efficacy, partner status, and self-esteem were determinants of loneliness. Severity and duration of visual impairment had no effect on loneliness. ...
Prospective effects of hearing status on loneliness and depression in older persons: Identification of subgroups
0.05). However, stratified analyses showed that these effects were restricted to specific subgroups. For instance, effects were significant only for non-hearing aid users (SR-social loneliness model) and men (SR and ...