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Aging and homelessness


Author: Cohen, C. I.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1999


Aging homeless persons have been largely neglected in the gerontological and homeless literature. This article presents an overview of homelessness and aging within the context of a testable, provisional model for explaining homelessness in this population. The author proposes 16 individual and 5 structural and programmatic variables that contribute to the etiology and sustenance of homelessness among aging persons.

Further Details

Full Title: Gerontologist
Pages: 5-14
Volume: 39
Issue: 1
Accession Number: 11.3.03
Electronic Resource Number: 10.1093/geront/39.1.5
Keywords: older
Reads: 224