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Healthy Aging: Article Analysis

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Evidence has suggested that social isolation and exclusion have negatively affected healthy aging. Social engagement, on the other hand, had contributed to the positive effect on overall health. This article seeks to explore the role of service providers in establishing and maintaining a supportive social environment that foster engagements and compliment health care intervention towards healthy aging. Walker et al., (2013) explore the process of age-related difficulties that affect social engagement from the perspective of older rural residents and health care provider in Australia and how aging changes in the dynamics on social connectedness. After interviewing different responses from both older residents and the service providers from six
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