An evaluation of two visiting programs for elderly community residents.

@article{Bogat1983AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of two visiting programs for elderly community residents.},
  author={G. Anne Bogat and Leonard A. Jason},
  journal={International journal of aging & human development},
  year={1983},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={267-80}
}
While many researchers have asserted that social participation enhances psychological well-being among the elderly, few empirical investigations have studied this relationship by systematically enhancing activities and developing supports for the isolated elderly. In the present study, elderly community residents participated in a network-building visiting program, which reinforced and encouraged involvement in community settings; in a relationship-oriented visiting program, which emphasized… CONTINUE READING