Review of findings on support networks of older Europeans.

@article{Wenger1997ReviewOF,
  title={Review of findings on support networks of older Europeans.},
  author={Geoffrey C. Wenger},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  year={1997},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={1-21}
}
This paper reviews findings on the support networks of older Europeans, compares methodological approaches to the study of support networks and draws together information on their contacts with family, friends and neighbours; sources of help and support; variations in network structure; and network dynamics. The paper is based on review of the literature and unpublished work with which the author is familiar. It emphasises: recent network research; approaches which look at networks as entities… CONTINUE READING