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Status of the Elderly

The Elderly in Trinidad: Health, Social and Economic Status and Issues of Loneliness

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589–95
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This study investigated the health, social and economic situation, and issues of loneliness in the elderly in Trinidad. More than one-third of these persons reported themselves to be in “fair” to “good” health, but a similar proportion reported feelings of loneliness.
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Objectives: To determine the general health and social status of elderly persons surveyed in Trinidad and to explore issues of loneliness.
 
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e-Published: 25 Jul, 2013
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