The health and well-being of older women living alone in the United Kingdom and beyond: a scoping review

Forward, Catherine, Khan, Hafiz T.A. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1817-3730 and Fox, Pauline ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0046-4940 (2020) The health and well-being of older women living alone in the United Kingdom and beyond: a scoping review. Journal of Women and Aging. ISSN 0895-2841

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Abstract

In the United Kingdom (UK), women are more likely to live alone in later life. Social factors such as household composition have been shown to affect health and wellbeing as we age. The health and well-being of older women who live alone are of interest to researchers, care providers, health organizations, and policymakers. This article contributes to the literature by detailing a scoping review, establishing the current evidence in this field. The purpose and context of the review are given. The methodology and resulting data are described. Gaps in the literature and implications for practice and research are given.

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Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Women and Aging on 29/07/20, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/08952841.2020.1788365 This review was completed as part of a PhD project, funded by the University of West London (Sponsor Licence No: VJVD7MND6).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Older women, Living alone, Living arrangements, UK, Health and wellbeing, Aging, Later life, Determinants of health
Subjects: Medicine and health > Health promotion and public health
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Depositing User: Hafiz T.A. Khan
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2020 12:53
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 13:42
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/6840

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