The present study examined positive aging, social support network and coping in community-dwelling older adults. It demonstrated the significance of peer support among the elderly and addressed the importance of emotional closeness in contributing to positive aging. Coping was found to serve as a mediator in the relationship between social support network and positive aging.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Social WorkSoochow UniversitySuzhouChina

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