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Phellas, Constantinos

Aging in European Societies

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Phellas Constantinos

2. Challenging Statutory Pensions Reforms in an Aging Europe: Adequacy Versus Sustainability
Gabriel Amitsis

3. Technology and Ageing: Potential for European Societies
Katrin Claßen, Laura I. Schmidt, Hans-Werner Wahl

4. Dependence and Individualism: The Influence of Modern Ideologies on Older People’s Food Security
Christina Fjellström, Ylva Mattsson Sydner

5. European Older Adults’ Social Activity Networks in National Context: A Cross-National Exploration of National Cultural, Policy, and Economic Characteristics
Christine A. Mair

6. What About Happiness in Later Life?
Constança Paúl, Laetitia Teixeira, Oscar Ribeiro

7. Dementia and Quality-of-Life Issues in Older People
Ana Diaz-Ponce, Suzanne Cahill

8. Changes in Functional Ability with Ageing and Over Time
Dorly J. H. Deeg, Martijn Huisman, Caroline B. Terwee, Hannie C. Comijs, G. C. Fleur Thomese, Marjolein Visser

9. Family Networks and Supports in Older Age
Carlos Chiatti, Maria Gabriella Melchiorre, Mirko Di Rosa, Andrea Principi, Sara Santini, Hanneli Döhner, Giovanni Lamura

10. Factors Influencing Inequalities in the Quality of Life
Elli Ioannidi, Elizabeth Mestheneos

11. Older Men in the Community, a United Kingdom Perspective
Kate Davidson

12. The Social Networks of Older Europeans
Howard Litwin, Kimberly J. Stoeckel

13. Financial Literacy in Retirement Planning Context: The Case of Czech OlderWorkers
Lucie Vidovićová

14. Home Nursing in Cyprus
Christiana Kouta, Charis Kaite

15. Quality of Life and Older People: An Empirical Study amongst Older Cypriots
Phellas N. Constantinos

16. Cohort Change in Living Conditions and Lifestyle Among Middle-Aged Swedes: The Effects on Mortality and Late-Life Disability
Marti G. Parker, Neda Agahi

17. Late-Life Learning in the European Union: Implications for Social and Public Policy
Marvin Formosa

18. Transnationalism and the Study of Aging and Old Age
Sandra Torres

Keywords: Social Sciences, Aging, Public Health, Population Economics, Demography, Quality of Life Research

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
International Perspectives on Aging
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781441983459

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