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Friendship and intimacy among elderly women
Author(s)Dorothy Jerrome
Journal titleIN: Lifestyle and the use of time in old age; edited by Jonathan Long, 1981
PublisherTourism and Recreation Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1981
Pagespp 18-24
KeywordsOlder women ; Personal relationships ; Friends ; Social characteristics [elderly].
AnnotationA paper presented at the workshop held at the British Society of Gerontology (BSG) Conference held in Aberdeen in 1980. How women in later life make friends and they come to terms with the losses of social relationships in giving up a job or in losing a spouse or dependent relative. This paper considers strategies for making friends in retirement, such as joining a social club. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930609104 A
ClassmarkBD: DS: SX: F

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