Social network types and functional dependency in older adults in Mexico
- CARING FOR THE ELDERLY: TOWARDS A BETTER COMMUNITY. OLUFUNKE, MARY // European Journal of Educational Studies;Oct2010, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p283
The study looked into the care of the elderly by children who serve as social security and how economic buoyancy can aid the care given to the elderly. Two local government areas of Oyo State were used for the study namely Atiba local government, Oyo and Ogbomosho North local government,...
- The elderly in five nations: The importance of universal coverage. Donelan, Karen; Blendon, Robert J. // Health Affairs;May/Jun2000, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p226
Presents the 1999 survey results on population age satisfaction of health care performance in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States. Characteristics of the health care system provided in each nation; Accessibility of health care services and other cost-of-living...
- Persistence and challenges to filial piety and informal support of older persons in a modern Chinese society: A case study in Tuen Mu, Hong Kong. Ching Ying Ng, Anita; Phillips, David R.; Keng-mun Lee, William // Journal of Aging Studies;May2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p135
Investigates the persistence and challenges to filial piety and informal support of older persons in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, China. Influence of family structure changes and traditional values on functions of social support networks; Components of informal support; Implications of caregiving policy.
- ABSTRACTS. // Gerontologist;Oct2000 Special Issue, Vol. 40, p55
Presents several abstracts on the effects of social support on the outcomes of care for elderly persons. `Social Support and Caregiver Depression: A Replication Analysis,' by B. Miller, A. Townsend, E. Carpenter, R.V.J. Montgomery, D. Stull and R.F. Young.; `Does Recent Widowhood Affect Health...
- Update. Shactman, David; Altman, Stuart H. // Health Affairs;May/Jun2000, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p252
Reports developments related to elderly care. Influence of social policy on the structuring and financing of health and income-security programs in the United States; Comparison between the prescription drug policies for the elderly in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, United...
- Family Trust. Cronk, Lee // Sciences;Nov/Dec90, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on the evidences supporting the traditional idea of having children for old-age security. Account of the relationship of parents and children under one household; Correlation of country birthrates with the level of social insurance; Analysis of the view of people on old-age security.
- Social Security Then and Now. Bartlett, Bruce // Commentary;Mar2005, Vol. 119 Issue 3, p52
This article surveys several issues regarding the Social Security system in the United States. The article includes information regarding the care for older people who cannot work to support themselves, Social Security taxes, and the partisan political dimension.
- Nachdenken Ã¼ber das Wohnen im Alter. Spangenberg, L.; Glaesmer, H.; Brähler, E.; Kersting, A.; Strauß, B. // Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Gerontologie und Geriatrie;Apr2013, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p251
Background: Providing care and support for the elderly is a future challenge. Materials and methods: Using regression analysis, a representative population-based sample (n = 1,445) was examined with respect to whether they had considered future housing and which variables influenced their...
- Effects of multiple chronic conditions on health care costs: an analysis based on an advanced tree-based regression model. König, Hans-Helmut; Leicht, Hanna; Bickel, Horst; Fuchs, Angela; Gensichen, Jochen; Maier, Wolfgang; Mergenthal, Karola; Riedel-Heller, Steffi; Schäfer, Ingmar; Schön, Gerhard; Weyerer, Siegfried; Wiese, Birgitt; Den Bussche, Hendrik van; Scherer, Martin; Eckardt, Matthias // BMC Health Services Research;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: To analyze the impact of multimorbidity (MM) on health care costs taking into account data heterogeneity. Methods: Data come from a multicenter prospective cohort study of 1,050 randomly selected primary care patients aged 65 to 85 years suffering from MM in Germany. MM was defined...