Correlates of life satisfaction among the African-American elderly
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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English


  • Older African Americans -- Attitudes.,
  • Older African Americans -- Social conditions.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-116).

StatementMarguerite M. Coke.
SeriesGarland studies on the elderly in America
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 C525 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1543382M
ISBN 100815305176
LC Control Number91022333

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In The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, authors Marguerite Coke and James Twaite present the results of an empirical study of factors that influence the well-being of older. Life Satisfaction among Black Urban Elderly James S. Jackson, John D. Bacon, and John Peterson The International Journal of Aging and Human Development 8: 2, Cited by: For them, self-rating of life satisfaction is r ecognized as a principal measure of effective. adaptation to aging and well-being (Atchle y, ; Mannell, ). This study sought to. identify Author: Patricia Wilkerson. Falkman, P. W.: , Objective Subjective and continuity Correlates of Life Satisfaction in an Elderly Population (Towa State University, Ames), doctoral dissertation. George, L. K.: , ‘The imact of personality and social status factors upon levels of activity and psychological well-being’, Journal of Gerontol pp. –

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  Abstract. Promoting life satisfaction in later life has long been both a policy and practice challenge. This study examined the association between older adults' self-image and life satisfaction, and that between their intergenerational relationships and life satisfaction. Given that sources of wellbeing for older men and women may vary due to socially constructed realities in early life, gender differences were also investigated in the correlates of life satisfaction.   Perceived resources as a predictor of satisfaction with food-related life among Chilean elderly: An approach with generalized linear models. The journal of nutrition, health & aging, Vol. 21, Issue. 10, p. Social capital, social participation and life satisfaction among Chilean older adults: Ponce and et al/ Existence of social policies in relation to social participation of elderly people, high level of social participation of other members of the family: Increasing life satisfaction. Life satisfaction among European American, African American, Chinese American, Mexican American, and Dominican American adolescents. Int J Behav Dev. ; 28 (5) doi: / Cacioppo M, Pace U, Zappulla C. Parental psychological control, quality of family context and life satisfaction among Italian adolescents.