Does Becoming A Volunteer Attenuate Loneliness Among Recently Widowed Older Adults?

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Objectives Loneliness is a significant public health concern, particularly for those who have lost a spouse through widowhood. This study examines whether becoming a volunteer at the time of widowhood is associated with reduction of these risks. Method A pooled sample of 5,882 married adults age 51+, drawn from the 2006-2014 waves of the Health and… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbx092

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