Director's Editorials from Age in Action

Document Type

Editorial

Original Publication Date

2013

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Age in Action

Volume

28

Issue

1

Comments

Editorial from Age in Action.

Date of Submission

February 2015

Abstract

Studies have identified loneliness as a predictor of declines in health and accelerated death. We are assisted by others to become autonomous. Autonomy is a product of an interdependent process. Assisting others to maintain or regain dignity is assisted autonomy in practice. It is community.

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Copyright managed by Virginia Center on Aging.

Is Part Of

Director's Editorials from Age in Action

Recommended Citation

Ansello, E. (2013). Lessons from a Sequoia Grove. Age in Action, 28(1).

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