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2009

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Bonnie Kenaley

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Psychological Distress In Residents Of A Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community, Zvi Gellis, Kimberly Mcclive-Reed, Bonnie Kenaley, Miriam Adler Jan 2009

Psychological Distress In Residents Of A Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community, Zvi Gellis, Kimberly Mcclive-Reed, Bonnie Kenaley, Miriam Adler

Bonnie Kenaley

Households with one or more residents age 65 and over make up 47% of the Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NNORC) of Albany, New York. This two-square-mile area is served by a NNORC interfaith partnership of several religious, health, educational and other community service organizations providing supportive services, social activities, and enhanced access to health and social services. This survey was designed to identify potential areas of need requiring new or expanded services. A total of 226 NNORC residents age 60 and over completed questionnaires measuring demographics, aspects of health, help-seeking, mastery, loneliness, health locus of control, and psychological distress ...