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Active ageing based on leisure and community participation and quality of later life in Spain

AutorRodríguez Rodríguez, Vicente ; Rojo Pérez, Fermina ; Fernández-Mayoralas Fernández, Gloria
Palabras claveQuality of later life
Social and family networks
Personal and social conditions
Fecha de publicación1-jun-2017
CitaciónQuality of Life in Communities of Latin Countries. Graciela Tonon (ed.), 2017, 227-253
ResumenFamily and social networks are changing at all ages, becoming more fragile and less dense, and contact is getting less in-person. However, these networks are one of the most important dimensions of domain-specific quality of life among older-adults. This chapter deals with the networks and associated factors analysis. Data come from the Ageing in Spain Longitudinal Study, Pilot Survey (ELES-PS), representative of people aged 50 years old or more in community dwelling. Information about network size and structure and satisfaction with relationships was used. Univariate and bivariate statistical techniques were applied. The results showed the role that family and friends play in older-adult networks. The family network proved to be broader than the social network, which decreased with age due to health and functioning decline. Not in-person contact outweighed in-person contact with children and parents, and a strong in-person relationship with grandchildren remained. The survey pointed to the residential independence of older-adults from their family network, and the further relatives lived from older-adults’ home, the more contact was kept by phone, letter or other not in-person forms. Contacts in-person prevailed with friends and neighbours. Satisfaction with relationships was very high, especially the contact with first degree relatives
Versión del editorDOI 10.1007/978-3-319-53183-0
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