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ERIC Number: EJ449747
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Housing Emergencies and the Etiology of Homelessness among the Urban Elderly.
Keigher, Sharon M.; Greenblatt, Sadelle
Gerontologist, v32 n4 p457-65 Aug 1992
Examined factors that lead to homelessness and shelter placement of seniors. From purposive sample of 475 aged clients of emergency service program, 45 percent of whom had serious housing-related problems, subsample of 115 housing problem cases was investigated. Homelessness was found to be significantly associated with low income, dementia, living alone, and unstable residential history. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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