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ERIC Number: EJ282528
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-May
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Perceived Health, Life Satisfaction, and Activity in Urban Elderly: A Controlled Study of the Impact of Part-Time Work.
Soumerai, Stephen B.; Avorn, Jerry
Journal of Gerontology, v38 n3 p356-62 May 1983
Assessed whether part-time employment affects the perceived health, life satisfaction, and activity of urban retirees (N=55). Program participants were hired to perform park maintenance. Interviews after the 6-month program revealed significant, positive effects of paid employment on measures of perceived health and life satisfaction. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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