This article discusses research findings on how online social networking can help prevent social isolation in older adults.

This review is intended to provide evidence the case for engagement and overviews the essential elements for successful engagement.

This report provides a summary of reports, discussion papers and research studies that have been published between 2010-2015 which look at aspects of creating and sustaining community-based support, especially for and led by older people.

This paper discusses how the ecological model enables us to view an older adult as an individual who is included in a system of significant relationships with their family and the world they live in, as well as with local and regional organizations in their community. Interventions are discussed.

This paper explores the demographics of older adults globally, the capacity of older adults to provide support for other older adults in need as well as implications for health policy.

The authors investigated many social factors in relation to one another and to survival among older adults using a social ecology perspective to measure social vulnerability among older adults.

This paper identifies some major gaps in literature and discusses key policy implications for planners as we as recommendations for further research.

The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between perceptions of neighbor-hood user-friendliness and social participation while controlling for personal characteristics in a sample of seniors living in an urban environment.

This publication describes a community development project that supported senior neighbours to support their neighbourhood children.

On May 25, 2018  The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Hospital, Kingston, held our 2018 conference which focused on the topics of social isolation, poverty and age-friendly communities. Conference presentations are available by viewing the full page.

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