The link between social relationships and health has long been established in the U.S. and other high-income countries (House, Landis, & Umberson, 1988). Much less is known, however, about this link in other parts of the world. Examining how social networks influence health among older adults in Lebanon, a middle-income country, is timely given it is currently undergoing a demographic transition characterized by declining fertility rates, increased emigration of younger adults, and increasing numbers of older adults (Yount & Sibai, 2009). In Lebanon, 10% of the population are older adults, a number fast increasing and higher than any other country in the Arab region (United Nations, 2010). With no government safety net, older adults in Lebanon rely heavily on family and other social resources for physical and mental health needs (Abyad, 2001).