Thursday, December 9 / 8:00 - 9:30 UTC

Session 145
Factors Contributing to Later Life Health and Satisfaction

Chair: Ester L. Rizzi, Université Catholique de Louvain

1. Widowhood and Health Status Among Chinese Older Adults: The Mediation Effects of Different Types of SupportYu Guo, Institute for Population and Development Studies School of Public Policy and Administration Xi’an Jiaotong University; Quanbao Jiang, Institute for Population and development Studies, Xi'an Jiaotong University.

2. The impact of the 2008 global financial crisis on the mental health of retirees in 15 European countriesLara Bister, University Of Groningen; Fanny Janssen, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and University of Groningen; Tobias C. Vogt, MPI for Demographic Research.

3. Internet use and contacts with children among older EuropeansBruno Arpino, University of Florence.

4. The effect of grandchild care on older people’s cognitive functioning: Does it matter what grandparents and grandchildren do together?Valeria Bordone, University of Vienna; Bruno Arpino, University of Florence; Giorgio Di Gessa, University College London.

5. Employment status and life satisfaction among Indian elderly: From a gender perspectivePriya Maurya, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS).

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