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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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Probing the Audience of Seniors’ Online Communities

Galit Nimrod.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 7611 words.

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Participation in online communities that are dedicated to older adults is a significant trend in elders’ use of the Internet. The present study...

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Seniors’ Online Communities: A Quantitative Content Analysis

Galit Nimrod.

in The Gerontologist

June 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 5640 words.

Purpose:  To examine the contents and characteristics of seniors’ online communities and to explore their potential benefits to older adults. null...

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Implementing a University–Community–Retail Partnership Model to Facilitate Community Education on Universal Design

Christine A. Price, Susan L. Zavotka and Margaret H. Teaford.

in The Gerontologist

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 3827 words.

Purpose: A collaborative partnership model was used to develop and implement a state-wide community education program on universal design. null...

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The Fun Culture in Seniors’ Online Communities

Galit Nimrod.

in The Gerontologist

April 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7166 words.

Purpose of the study:  Previous research found that “fun on line” is the most dominant content in seniors’ online communities. The present study...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Health and Social Precursors of Later Life Retirement-Community Migration

Merril Silverstein and Diane L. Zablotsky.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

This study uses the developmental migration paradigm developed by Litwak and Longino (1987) as a framework to investigate the health and social determinants of late-life elderly mobility to...

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Community Engagement and the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research

Johanna R. Sood and Sidney M. Stahl.

in The Gerontologist

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 1586 words.

The National Institute on Aging created the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMARs) to address infrastructure development intended to reduce health disparities among older...

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Building Community for the Long Term: An Intergenerational Commitment

Gillian Hamilton, Sheri Brown, Tena Alonzo, Mary Glover, Yvonne Mersereau and Pamela Willson.

in The Gerontologist

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

Intergenerational visitation programs have demonstrated advantages for the young and old, but few programs last more than a year or two. Weaving long-term intergenerational programs into...

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Patterns of Service Use in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

John A. Krout, Jean Oggins and Heidi H. Holmes.

in The Gerontologist

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6640 words.

The authors analyzed the use of 16 onsite services reported by 91 residents of a new continuing care retirement community (CCRC). The most frequently used services appear to be those of...

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An Integrated Model of Co-ordinated Community-Based Care

Andrew E. Scharlach, Carrie L. Graham and Clara Berridge.

in The Gerontologist

August 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6592 words.

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Co-ordinated approaches to community-based care are a central component of current and proposed efforts to help vulnerable older adults...

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Home- and Community-Based Long-Term Care

Mary Stuart and Michael Weinrich.

in The Gerontologist

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6150 words.

Purpose: Denmark is cited as a model in the development of home- and community-based systems for the frail elderly population. We examined the...

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Health and Network Centrality in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Markus H. Schafer.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6233 words.

Background.

The overlap between social networks and health represents a key area of research in social gerontology. Set in a continuing care retirement...

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Assistive Technology in Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Waiver Programs

Martin Kitchener, Terence Ng, Hyang Yuol Lee and Charlene Harrington.

in The Gerontologist

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6188 words.

Purpose:  As consensus emerges concerning the need to extend publicly funded home- and community-based services that support the independence of...

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Baby Boomers in an Active Adult Retirement Community: Comity Interrupted

Erin G. Roth, Lynn Keimig, Robert L. Rubinstein, Leslie Morgan, J. Kevin Eckert, Susan Goldman and Amanda D. Peeples.

in The Gerontologist

April 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 7039 words.

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This article explores a clash between incoming Baby Boomers and older residents in an active adult retirement community (AARC). We...

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Preference for Place of Death in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Judith C. Hays, Anthony N. Galanos, Tahira A. Palmer, Douglas R. McQuoid and Elizabeth P. Flint.

in The Gerontologist

February 2001; p ublished online February 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 4530 words.

Purpose: To describe death-related planning and preferences for place of death among well elders in a community characterized by a low rate of...

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Sleep Architecture and Mental Health Among Community-Dwelling Older Men

Stephen F. Smagula, Charles F. Reynolds, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Thuy-Tien Dam, Jan M. Hughes-Austin, Misti Paudel, Susan Redline, Katie L. Stone and Jane A. Cauley.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6988 words.

Objectives.

To investigate the association of mood and anxiety symptoms with sleep architecture (the distribution of sleep stages) in community-dwelling...

Attitudes Toward Community-Based Services Among Japanese American Families

Heather M. Young, Wayne M. McCormick and Peter P. Vitaliano.

in The Gerontologist

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8918 words.

Purpose: This descriptive study explored attitudes toward community-based long-term care services and factors influencing service utilization among...

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Grandmother Involvement in Child Caregiving in an Urban Community1

Jane L. Pearson, Andrea G. Hunter, Joan M. Cook, Nicholas S. Ialongo and Sheppard G. Kellam.

in The Gerontologist

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

In a community-defined, epidemiologic sample in East Baltimore, we examined grandmothers' rates of co-residence and their involvement in four parenting activities. Co-residence rates...

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