Integrative Review of Older Adult Loneliness and Social Isolation in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Wright-St Clair, VA; Neville, S; Forsyth, V; White, L; Napier, S
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To conduct an integrative review of empirical studies of loneliness for older people in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Loneliness is a risk factor for older people's poor physical and cognitive health, serious illness and mortality. A national survey showed loneliness rates vary by gender and ethnicity.