• Vol. 45 No. 5
  • 15 May 2016

Social Support for Older Adults—A Bane or a Boon for their Health?



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Older, compared to younger, adults are more likely to experience physical and cognitive impairment and functional limitations, which may limit their daily activities. Consequently, some may require physical assistance in basic activities (e.g. dressing, going to the toilet, cooking) or in activities that demand a higher level of autonomy (e.g. getting groceries, managing finances).

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