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Social Support Networks

Exploring Contributions of Individual and Neighbourhood Characteristics to Health and Lifestyles in Hamilton, Ontario


I Introduction

II Research Steps

III Results

IV Lessons learned

V The Way Forward

VI References

-- Susan Keller-Olaman, PhD, McMaster Institute of Environment and Health, McMaster University, Ontario

This article is part of a series inspired by CPHA's 2003 conference. For more information, read our introduction to the series in the OHPE News and Summary section of OHPE 344.0 ( ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=344).

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Building Support Networks for Isolated Seniors


I Introduction

II The Target Group

III Individual Interventions

IV Community Interventions

V Lessons Learned

VI Conclusion

VII References

- written by Myriam Jamault ([email protected]) and Ann Nowak ([email protected]), City of Ottawa's Community Action for Isolated Seniors Program

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