Marital harmony and discord in an elderly population by Allison Lieberman

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Published by Pathways to Life Quality in Ithaca, NY .

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  • Married people -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.,
  • Aged -- Family relationships -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.,
  • Marital conflict -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.,
  • Student research.

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StatementAllison Lieberman, Anne Heitzman.
SeriesPathways working paper -- no. 01-03, Student working paper series, Student working paper series (Pathways to Life Quality (Study : Ithaca. N.Y.)
ContributionsHeitzman, Anne.
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22371286M

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Soc Sci Med. Jun;40(12) Marital status and health among the elderly. Goldman N(1), Korenman S, Weinstein R. Author information: (1)Office of Population Research, Princeton University, NJUSA.

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population of nearly million ().This group makes up the vast majority, almost 96 percent, of Medicare recipients. 1Cited by: The elderly dependency rate is defined as the ratio between the elderly population and the working age ( years) population.

The comparability of elderly population data is affected by differences, both within and across countries, in how regions and the geography of rural. Background Previous studies have suggested that marital status is associated with mortality, but few studies have been conducted in China where increasing aging population and divorce rates may have major impact on health and total mortality.

Methods We examined the association of marital status with mortality using data from the Shanghai Women's Health Study (–) and Shanghai Men's. Senior married couples also face a number of health issues, both physical and mental. Serious health issues can reduce a couple’s mobility and opportunities for recreation together outside the home.

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A group of Malaysian Muslim women is to launch a new platform called The Obedient Wife Club that aims to curb social ills like divorce, domestic violence and prostitution. There’s no escaping it: We are getting older as a nation. Inthe first of the Baby Boomers reach and bymore than 70 million Americans will be 65 or older, representing nearly one in five Americans.

That figure is twice the number that had reached that milestone in And just as the effects of the Great Recession continue to be felt, many U.S. communities have fallen. Degenerative relationships are not uncommon among the elderly in even the happiest marriages.

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Page 1File Size: 1MB. The global population of the “oldest old” — people aged 80 and older — is expected to more than triple between andgrowing from million to million. The oldest old population in some Asian and Latin American countries is predicted to quadruple by The average age in our sample was ± years old.

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At the start of the twenty-first century, the older population was putting an end to that trend. Among people over sixty-five years old, the poverty rate fell from 30 percent in to percent inwell below the national average of percent (U.S.

Census Bureau ). China will support the role of family in providing care to the elderly as the country responds to the rapid aging of its population, a top health and population official of China said during the.

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August 13th, at PM. It may be the marital discord that causes the depression, but it’s the depression that fuels its continuation once the depression’s established. They make up one of the fastest-growing segments of the population (Boston University School of Medicine ).

People over ninety years of age now account for percent of the older population, defined as age sixty-five or above; this percentage is expected to reach 10 percent by the year (U.S. Census Bureau ). population.

These changes in the marital status composition of population may have important implications for health care as the association between marital status and mortality is well-known. Though numerous studies in developed and developing countries are focused on association of marital status and health, very little is known in Indian.

elderly (rather formal) used as a polite word for ‘old’: She is very busy caring for two elderly relatives. aged (formal) very old: Having aged relatives to stay in your house can be quite stressful. long-lived having a long life; lasting for a long time.

The development program of the 12th Five-Year Plan () aims to increase the number of beds so that they will meet the needs of 3 percent of the elderly population. This is still far behind. K. Gabriel Heiser is an attorney with over 25 years experience in elder law and estate planning. Heiser is the author of “How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets,” an annually updated practical guide for the layperson.

For more information about this book, visit Medicaid Secrets.The aging population will continue to grow in numbers. The percent of people over the age of 65 is predicted to increase from in to in The life expectancy at birth has increased from in to in and is continuing to rise (U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services, ). The population of adultsFile Size: 1MB.Marital harmony, when it appeared at all in the press, was primarily a woman’s duty to nurture and maintain. 33 Many women enthusiastically embraced what they saw as a new society, free of daily threats to life and safety, in which they were recognized and valued for their work.

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