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Social Bonds in Later Life: Aging and Interdependence Warren A. Peterson

Social Bonds in Later Life: Aging and Interdependence

Warren A. Peterson

Published May 1st 1985
ISBN : 9780803922372
Hardcover
448 pages
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 About the Book 

As people age, they become less mobile, and social networking becomes more difficult to maintain. This book examines the support networks of the elderly and reaches the conclusion that older people do not engage in relationships on the basis of aMoreAs people age, they become less mobile, and social networking becomes more difficult to maintain. This book examines the support networks of the elderly and reaches the conclusion that older people do not engage in relationships on the basis of a one-sided dependency- rather relationships tend to be reciprocal or interdependent. The authors offer a positive and realistic approach to the relationship between the elderly and society.