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European Journal of Ageing

Social, Behavioural and Health Perspectives

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10.05.2021 | Review Open Access

The conceptualisation of vital communities related to ageing in place: a scoping review

Older people today are more likely to age in their own private living environment. However, many face declining health and/or other issues that affect their ability to live independently and necessitate additional support. Such support can be …

04.05.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Investigation Open Access

Young for old—old for young? Ethical perspectives on intergenerational solidarity and responsibility in public discourses on COVID-19

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, intergenerational solidarity and responsibility have become central points of reference in public discourses. However, the use of these concepts is often unclear and ambivalent: On one hand, older people …

04.05.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Investigation Zur Zeit gratis

Older Chinese migrants in coronavirus pandemic: exploring risk and protective factors to increased loneliness

Older migrants may be one of the most vulnerable populations during the coronavirus pandemic, yet the degree of impact remains largely unknown. This study explores (1) the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for older Chinese migrants in …

30.04.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Investigation Open Access

Ageism and older people’s health and well-being during the Covid-19-pandemic: the moderating role of subjective aging

In the Covid-19 pandemic, being older means being in a special focus: Probabilities for severe infections and mortality rise with increasing age and protective measures for this population group have been increased. This was accompanied by public …

29.04.2021 | Review

Using the intergenerational solidarity framework to understand the grandparent–grandchild relationship: a scoping review

Intergenerational interactions and exchange are major components of grandparenting, and the present study sought to examine how the intergenerational solidarity framework has been used to investigate grandparenting practices across the lifespan …

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The interdisciplinary European Journal of Ageing: Social, Behavioural and Health Perspectives (EJA) is devoted to the understanding of ageing around the world. Coverage includes original articles on the social, behavioral and health-related aspects of ageing, encouraging an integrated approach among these aspects. The editors emphasize empirical research, including meta-analyses, but also consider conceptual papers, including narrative reviews, and methodological contributions. By stimulating communication between researchers and those using research findings, EJA aims to contribute to the formulation of better policies and the development of better practice in serving older adults.

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