Aging & Wellness

Gender and Aging: What Do We Know?
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Research Methodology & Theory

The popular science press hosts countless reports of sex-based differences between men and women. Magazines, weekend newspapers and email inboxes teem with commentary about statistically…

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Aging, Health, and Culture: Two Recent Studies
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Demographic Influences

Two recent articles in the Journal of Gerontology examine culture and its role in assessing well-being. Each article, one published in the Social Science section…

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Interviewing Residents on the Decision to Relocate to Nursing Homes
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

One of the strengths of interview research, and other qualitative methodologies, is that we can empirically study the significance of events to individuals. Quantitative research,…

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Examining the Role that Caregivers Play in the Decision to Move to Assisted Living
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte recently published results from a study that examined the family caregiver’s experiences while moving relatives with Alzheimer’s…

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Quality of Work Life and Intention to Retire among Older Employees
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

New research has found an association between an individual’s quality of work life and the age they retire. A European based study examined 6836 participants,…

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The Landscape of Retirement Continues to Change
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

A new research brief published by the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, adds to mounting evidence that retirement patterns are shifting dramatically.…

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Will Moving Later in Life Impact Your Health? It Depends…
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Demographic Influences

Researchers at Syracuse University recently published a report outlining the diverse impact that moving has on older adults. This study builds on previous research that…

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Study Finds Early Retirees At Greater Mortality Risk
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

A United States based study sought out to assess whether the age at which a person retires impacts the length of their life. The current…

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Research in China Demonstrates Link Between Socioeconomic Conditions and Health in Older Adults
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness

Researchers in the United States have commented for some time on the link between social and economic status and health. New research has found this…

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Few Consumers Do Use the Nursing Home Report Card
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

New research from the University of Pittsburgh indicates that only 12% of consumers remember factoring in the Nursing Home Report card in their decisions to…

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Report from the MetLIfe Emerging Retirement Model Study
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

MetLife recently published a report detailing the results of their survey of employers’ concerns regarding the issues they face related to the retirement of a…

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Assessing the Future of Assisted Living
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

A new book published late last year reviews the variety of factors that shape assisted living and its appeal to older consumers. The book entitled…

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