Prevalence of Homeless Older Adults and Factors Causing Their Homelessness: A Review

@inproceedings{Ng2013PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of Homeless Older Adults and Factors Causing Their Homelessness: A Review},
  author={Stephanie B. Ng and S. A. Naseer Rizvi and Mark E. Kunik},
  year={2013}
}
Objectives: To examine the prevalence of homeless older adults and causes of homelessness among the elderly. Methods: Systematic review involving search of Medline, Cochrane Review and GoogleScholar, including homeless, homelessness, elder, elderly, aged and in old age. For prevalence, articles before 2000 were excluded, and samples had to be at least 50 ±5 years of age. Results: Medline search resulted in 511 articles. Studies outside the United States, focusing on diseaseor sitespecific… CONTINUE READING

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