The essay discusses the importance of social support networks in our lives. It explains how social support can improve physical and mental health, and emotional well-being. The essay also introduces the appraisal support theory, which posits that social support can help protect against the development of chronic diseases. Finally, the essay discusses two examples of social support networks: Takini Networks and Martini.
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This study investigates the social support networks and activities of daily living of elderly Turkish people. The study also examines the association between social support, activities of daily living and depression among the elderly. The findings highlight the importance of social support in the lives of older adults, and have implications for policy and practice.