Early-life circumstances and later-life loneliness in Ireland.

  title={Early-life circumstances and later-life loneliness in Ireland.},
  author={Yumiko Kamiya and Martha Doyle and John C. Henretta and Virpi Timonen},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={54 5},
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY This article examines the impact of early- and later-life circumstances on loneliness among people aged 65+ in Ireland. DESIGN AND METHODS Data are from the first wave of the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, a nationally representative sample of community-dwelling adults aged 50+. The participants (N = 2,645) aged 65+ were included… CONTINUE READING