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National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP)
Principal Investigator(s): Waite, Linda J.; Laumann, Edward O.; Levinson, Wendy; Lindau, Stacy Tessler; O'Muircheartaigh, Colm A.
Summary: The health of older adults is influenced by many factors. One of the least understood is the role that social support and personal relationships may play in healthy aging. The National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP) is the first population-based study of health and social factors on a national scale, aiming to understand the well-being of older, community-dwelling Americans by examining the interactions among physical health, illness, medication use, cognitive function, emotional ... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20541.v5
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