Thursday, September 1
14:00 - 15:30 • Room P 11

Session 28. Health disparities and well-being at older ages

Chair: Yuka Sugawara Minagawa, Sophia University

1. Quality of life of frail older adults living independently: the role of informal care and the living environmentEva U. B. Kibele, University of Groningen; Aleid Brouwer, University of Groningen; George de Kam, University of Groningen; Anna Petra Nieboer, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

2. The effects of the economic crisis on the older population in Italy: is the recession bad for their health?Elisa Cisotto, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano; Giulia Cavrini, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano; Alessandra Samoggia, Università di Bologna; Cecilia Tomassini, Università degli Studi del Molise.

3. Disparities in cognitive functioning of U.S. older adults by race and Hispanic originCarlos Diaz-Venegas, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Brian Downer, University of Texas at Galveston; Kenneth M. Langa, University of Michigan; Rebeca Wong, University of Texas at Galveston.

4. The role of circumstances in explaining health and income related inequalities in European countriesMarta Pasqualini, Sapienza Università di Roma; Donatella Lanari, Università di Perugia; Liliana Minelli, Università di Perugia; Luca Pieroni, Università di Perugia; Luca Salmasi, Università di Perugia.

5. Education inequalities in health among older Europeans: the role of active agingAïda Solé-Auró, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Bruno Arpino, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

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