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An Exploration of the Activity Theory of Aging: Activity Types and Life Satisfaction Among In-movers to a Retirement Community

An Exploration of the Activity Theory of Aging: Activity Types and Life Satisfaction Among... This content is only available as a PDF. Author notes 1 This is a revision of a paper presented at the 8th International Congress of Gerontology, Washington, 1969. The data are from a larger study of in-movers to retirement communities connducted by larger study of in-movers to retirement communities conducted by grant MH 1520 from the National Institute of Mental Health. Acknowledgment is made to Dr. William Larson and Mrs. Aili Larson for their assistance in the research. We wish to thank Dr. LaMar Empey, Dr. Steven Lubeck, and Dr. James Carroll for suggestions in revising this paper. The first author would like to acknowledge and express his appreciation to the Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and the National Institute of Child Health and Development (training grant HD 00157) for support during his graduate training. 2 Department of Sociology, Los Angeles Harbor College, Los Angeles 90731. © 1972 The Gerontological Society of America http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Gerontology Oxford University Press

An Exploration of the Activity Theory of Aging: Activity Types and Life Satisfaction Among In-movers to a Retirement Community

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Publisher
Oxford University Press
Copyright
© 1972 The Gerontological Society of America
ISSN
0022-1422
DOI
10.1093/geronj/27.4.511
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Abstract

This content is only available as a PDF. Author notes 1 This is a revision of a paper presented at the 8th International Congress of Gerontology, Washington, 1969. The data are from a larger study of in-movers to retirement communities connducted by larger study of in-movers to retirement communities conducted by grant MH 1520 from the National Institute of Mental Health. Acknowledgment is made to Dr. William Larson and Mrs. Aili Larson for their assistance in the research. We wish to thank Dr. LaMar Empey, Dr. Steven Lubeck, and Dr. James Carroll for suggestions in revising this paper. The first author would like to acknowledge and express his appreciation to the Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and the National Institute of Child Health and Development (training grant HD 00157) for support during his graduate training. 2 Department of Sociology, Los Angeles Harbor College, Los Angeles 90731. © 1972 The Gerontological Society of America

Journal

Journal of GerontologyOxford University Press

Published: Oct 1, 1972

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