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Iowa State University

Special Report

1963

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Characteristics Of Persons 60 Years Of Age And Older In Linn County, Iowa, Wayne A. Fuller, Ray E. Wakeley, Walter A. Lunden, Pearl Swanson, Elisabeth Willis Jun 1963

Characteristics Of Persons 60 Years Of Age And Older In Linn County, Iowa, Wayne A. Fuller, Ray E. Wakeley, Walter A. Lunden, Pearl Swanson, Elisabeth Willis

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Early in 1957, 695 persons 60 years of age or older were interviewed in Linn County, Iowa. This group was randomly selected from the population of such persons residing in the county. In attempting to draw generalizations for the population of senior persons of Linn County from the survey, the following comments appear appropriate. The majority of this age group were well adjusted, considering themselves a part of the community and expressing little desire to change their present mode of life. A majority preferred to live in their own homes in their present community rather than in homes or accommodations ...