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Service Awareness among the Elderly

Journal of Gerontological Social Work

Author: Krout, J. A.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1985

Abstract:

In-depth personal interview data collected from 101 residents aged 60+ of a small urban community are used to assess the elderly's awareness of "in-home" vs "aging network" services. Awareness levels are found to be considerably higher for the latter. Multiple regression analysis reveals that age, education, & self-assessed health are significantly related to awareness of both services. In-home service awareness is also related to sex, marital status, number of sick days, & whether or not an individual lives alone. Contact with informal networks is not related to service awareness.


Further Details

Pages: 7-19
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Accession Number: 20.5.03
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 17/07/2013
Keywords: olderService deliveryservice provisionawareness
Reads: 172
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