A New Look at the Living Arrangements of Older Americans Using Multistate Life Tables.

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Summary of "A New Look at the Living Arrangements of Older Americans Using Multistate Life Tables."

We extend existing research on the living arrangements of older Americans by focusing on geographic proximity to children, examining transitions in living arrangements across older ages, and describing differences by both race/ethnicity and educational attainment.


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Name: The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences
ISSN: 1758-5368


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