Anticipated Support From Neighbors and Physical Functioning During Later Life

  title={Anticipated Support From Neighbors and Physical Functioning During Later Life},
  author={Benjamin A. Shaw},
This study has two main objectives: (1) to assess age variations in perceived support from neighbors among a nationally representative sample of adults aged 25 to 74 and (2) to examine the association between anticipated support from neighbors and physical functioning within a subsample of older adults. The findings suggest that anticipated support from neighbors is stronger among older adults, primarily because of more frequent contact with neighbors and residential stability. Within the older… CONTINUE READING

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