This document provides health and social service providers with current-evidence based approaches in the application of mental health promotion concepts and principles for older adults and is intended to support practitioners, caregivers and others involved in developing programs and incorporating best practice approaches to mental health promotion initiatives. 108 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.
This paper examines the associations between chronic disease, age, and physical and mental health-related quality of life (HRQOL), using data collected in 10 studies representing five chronic conditions. 10 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.
This publication describes a study investigating the relationship between social engagement restrictions and chronic conditions, health status, support, quality of life implications, self-care barriers, caregiving and demographics. 13 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.
The authors aimed to determine whether a representative national probability sample of US community-dwelling older adults who reported less social support also reported poorer general health status. 7 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.