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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Social Characteristics and Health at Older Ages: Evidence From 156 Religious Communities

Catherine E Bowen and Marc Luy.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

October 2018; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6822 words.

Abstract

Objectives

Previous studies have found that individuals’ health is associated with the social...

Social Participation and Cognitive Decline Among Community-dwelling Older Adults: A Community-based Longitudinal Study

Kimiko Tomioka, Norio Kurumatani and Hiroshi Hosoi.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

June 2018; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5493 words.

Abstract

Objective

To examine whether social participation (SP) by older individuals is associated with cognitive...

Identifying Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities: A Spatial Analysis

Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez, Takashi Yamashita and Jennifer M. Kinney.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

July 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6133 words.

Objectives.

Guided by the concept of “aging in place” and potential policy implications, the study analyzed naturally occurring retirement communities...

Hearing and Quality of Life Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Hannele Polku, Tuija M Mikkola, Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Timo Törmäkangas, Taina Rantanen and Anne Viljanen.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

March 2018; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6975 words.

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Objectives

Hearing loss is a common health concern in older people, and the prevalence of hearing loss...

Volunteering in the Community: Potential Benefits for Cognitive Aging

Hayley Guiney and Liana Machado.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6881 words.

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This review aims to advance understanding of the potential benefits of volunteering in the...

Forgiveness, Ego-Integrity, and Depressive Symptoms in Community-Dwelling and Residential Elderly Adults

Jessie Dezutter, Loren Toussaint and Mia Leijssen.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2016; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8028 words.

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This study aimed first, to investigate the relation between forgivingness and depressive symptoms in elderly individuals and second, to explore...

Importance of Numeracy as a Risk Factor for Elder Financial Exploitation in a Community Sample

Stacey A. Wood, Pi-Ju Liu, Yaniv Hanoch and Sara Estevez-Cores.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5624 words.

Objectives:

To examine the role of numeracy, or comfort with numbers, as a potential risk factor for financial elder exploitation in a community sample.

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Physical Functioning Is Associated With Processing Speed and Executive Functions in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Laurence Desjardins-Crépeau, Nicolas Berryman, Thien Tuong Minh Vu, Juan Manuel Villalpando, Marie-Jeanne Kergoat, Karen Z. Li, Laurent Bosquet and Louis Bherer.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6634 words.

Objectives.

The aim of this study was to examine the association between physical functioning and cardiovascular burden on the cognitive performance of...

On the Locality of Asymmetric Close Relations: Spatial Proximity and Health Differences in a Senior Community

Markus H. Schafer.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8599 words.

Objective.

A long line of research maintains that physical proximity increases interpersonal contact and boosts the likelihood of voluntary relationships....

Functioning, Forgetting, or Failing Health: Which Factors Are Associated With a Community-Based Move Among Older Adults?

Esther M. Friedman, Margaret M. Weden, Regina A. Shih, Stephanie Kovalchik, Reema Singh and Jose Escarce.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7787 words.

Objective:

To examine whether the health and functioning of middle-aged and older adults are associated with an increased likelihood of community-based...

Using a Smartphone-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment Protocol With Community Dwelling Older African Americans

Heather Fritz, Wassim Tarraf, Dan J Saleh and Malcolm P Cutchin.

in Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences

September 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7342 words.

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Little is known about the feasibility of smartphone-based Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA)...

Race and Restless Sleep Complaint in Older Chronic Dialysis Patients and Nondialysis Community Controls

Nancy G. Kutner, Donald L. Bliwise, Donna Brogan and Rebecca Zhang.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 4664 words.

There is mixed evidence about the relation of race to risk of sleep disturbance. We explored the relation of race to restless sleep complaint in survey data from a cohort of 311 older...

Letter to the Editor re. Smagula et al. (“Sleep Architecture and Mental Health Among Community-Dwelling Older Men”)

Donald L. Bliwise.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

May 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 805 words.

Authors’ Reply to Letter to the Editor From Dr. Bliwise (re: “Sleep Architecture and Mental Health Among Community-dwelling Older Men”)

Stephen F. Smagula, Katie L. Stone, Susan Redline and Jane A. Cauley.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

May 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 1327 words.

Associations of APOE ε4 With Health and Financial Literacy Among Community-Based Older Adults Without Dementia

Christopher C Stewart, Patricia A Boyle, Bryan D James, Lei Yu, S Duke Han and David A Bennett.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

June 2018; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6364 words.

Abstract

Objectives

Older adults often exhibit low health and financial literacy, but the reasons why remain...

Continuity and Change in Relationships with Neighbors: Implications for Psychological Well-being in Middle and Later Life

Emily A. Greenfield and Laurent Reyes.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

July 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8099 words.

Objectives.

There is growing enthusiasm for community initiatives that aim to strengthen neighbor relationships to promote well-being in later life....

Wisdom at the End of Life: An Analysis of Mediating and Moderating Relations Between Wisdom and Subjective Well-Being

Monika Ardelt and Carladenise A. Edwards.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

May 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8497 words.

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Several studies have shown that wisdom, measured as an integration of cognitive, reflective, and compassionate dimensions, is positively related...

The Role of a Multicomponent Home-Health Intervention in Reducing Caregiver Stress in Singapore: A Qualitative Study

Michael J Penkunas, Angelique W M Chan, Chek Hooi Wong, Dirk F de Korne, See Mieng Tan and Sweet Fun Wong.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 2018; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8609 words.

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Purpose

The relationship between caregiving and negative health outcomes is well established in the...

Risk and Protective Factors for Depressive Symptoms Among African American Men: An Application of the Stress Process Model

Mathew D Gayman, Ben Lennox Kail, Amy Spring and George R Greenidge.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7185 words.

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This study employs the stress process model (SPM) to identify risk/protective factors for...

Aging, Migration, and Mortality: Current Status of Research on the Hispanic Paradox

Kyriakos S. Markides and Karl Eschbach.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7216 words.

Objective. We reviewed recent evidence on the apparent Hispanic mortality paradox.

Methods. Recent studies using vital...