Toni C. Antonucci

Antonucci's model illustrates importance of maintaining a healthy social network into old age

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"Why You Need a Social Convoy" - Psychology Today. 6/30/2018.

Toni Antonucci discusses the social convoy model as a useful way to measure the complexity - and ultimately the importance - of close social ties over the life course. In a recent article in *The Gerontologist*, coauthored by Kristine Ajrouch and MiCDA colleague Kira Birditt, Antonucci notes that the social convoy model offers "a unique window into the most influential psychosocial aspects of human development" - an individual's social relations.

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