Friends, Family, and Institutionalization

  • Jack Botwinick


The vast majority of older people live in the community and function socially much like anyone else. This means that they have friends and family and that they need them. A minority of elderly people, however, cannot continue life in the community for one reason or another, and institutions provide them with the help and support they need.


Life Satisfaction Nuclear Family Mutual Dependence Depressive Affect Guilt Feeling 
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