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Location: UP.3.205
University of Manchester Building: University Place, Third Floor Oxford Road
Date: Wednesday, 21/Aug/2019
RN01_01b: Quality of Life, Life Satisfaction and Well-being in Older Age
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Dirk Hofaecker, University of Duisburg-Essen

The Relativity of the Financial Quality of Life in Old Age – An Empirical Analysis of Pensioners’ Subjective Income Comparisons and Financial Satisfaction (in Finland)

Liisa-Maria Palomäki

Finnish Centre for Pensions, Finland

Silver Workers' Dimensions Of (Life) Satisfaction - How Satisfied Are They?

Regina Ilona Gerlich

Careum School of Health LTD, Switzerland

A Cross-cultural Study of Social Exclusion and Subjective Well-being among Older Adults: findings from European Social Survey

Sunwoo Lee

Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

RN01_02b: Ageing and Technology I
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Edward Tolhurst, Staffordshire University

Age- and Migrancy-Specific Barriers to Access the Digitalised Public Services: Ethnographic Study

Nuriiar Safarov

University of Helsinki, Finland

Older people and Social Networking Sites Use. A study on older people’s patterns of SNS use in Europe.

Alessandra Gaia, Emanuela Sala, Gabriele Cerati

University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy

“I Think I Couldn’t Live Without Television”: Older Persons’ Experiences and Meanings of Watching Television in an Institutional Context

Marija Geiger Zeman, Zdenko Zeman

Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Croatia

RN01_03b: Ageing and Technology II
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Daniele Zaccaria, Golgi Cenci Foundation

The Intra-action Of Learning And Teaching Digital Skills – Peer-tutoring As A Way to Support Belonging Of Older People In Finland

Kristiina Korjonen-Kuusipuro, Kaisa Pihlainen, Eija Kärnä

University of Eastern Finland, Finland

Older People Smartphone Internet Use In Daily Life: Practices And Meanings

Alessandro Caliandro

University of Bath, United Kingdom

The inter(intra)generational use of ICTs among grandmothers: a field study in Italy, Romania, Spain and Israel.

Simone Carlo1, Catarina Rebelo2

1: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy; 2: Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia CIES-IUL, Lisboa, Portugal

(Re-)Organization of Home Care through Digital Assisting Technologies for Elderly People?

Jana Katrina Deisner

Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

RN01_04b: Ageing Societies and the Welfare State
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Anna Urbaniak, Irish Centre for Social Gerontology

The Finnish Citizens’ Initiative On Pension Indexation

Kathrin Komp-Leukkunen, Visa Rantanen

University of Helsinki, Finland

Securing Old-age Income in Times of Rising Employment Uncertainty: Comparing 7 European Countries

Dirk Hofaecker, Schadow Sina

University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Pension Reforms and Old Age Inequalities in Europe

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

University of Oxford, United Kingdom

The Discursive Change From ‘Early’ To ‘Late’ Exit

Per H Jensen

Aalborg University, Denmark

Date: Thursday, 22/Aug/2019
RN01_05b: Formal and informal care I: Care Recipients - situations
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Regina Ilona Gerlich, Careum School of Health LTD
Chair: Mareike Ariaans, University Mannheim

“Some Days are Better than Others”: Older Persons and Everyday Life in an Institutional Setting

Zdenko Zeman, Marija Geiger Zeman

Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Croatia

“Does It Matter What I Think?” Care Preferences Of Older People In Finland.

Jiby Mathew Puthenparambil, Paula Helena Vasara

University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Hazardous Human Waste

Noa Vana

Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Public Policy and Cultural Value in Museum-led Dementia Care. The case study of House of Memories

Rafaela Neiva Ganga, Kerry Wilson, Gayle Whelan

Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom

RN01_06b: Formal and Informal care II: Care recipients - needs and access
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Mareike Ariaans, University Mannheim
Chair: Regina Ilona Gerlich, Careum School of Health LTD

Reflexivity And The Need To Care In The Lives Of Older Men Living Alone

Miranda Leontowitsch1, Steve Stiehler2, Diana Baumgarten3

1: Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany; 2: Fachhochschule St Gallen, Switzerland; 3: TU Dortmund University, Germany

Doing Care in Rural Environment: interlinks between place, care arrangements strategies and social exclusion in Germany and Poland

Anna Urbaniak1, Josefine Heusinger2, Katrin Falk2

1: Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, Ireland; 2: Institute fuer Gerontologische Forschung, Germany

‘We Treat Them All the Same’: the Attitudes, Knowledge and Practices of Staff Concerning Old/er Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Residents (LGBT) in Care Homes

Paul Simpson1, Kathryn Almack2, Walthery Pierre3

1: Edge Hill University, United Kingdom; 2: University of Hertfordshire; 3: University of Oxford

RN01_07b: Formal and informal care III: Consequences of care giving and receiving
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Mareike Ariaans, University Mannheim
Chair: Regina Ilona Gerlich, Careum School of Health LTD

User Fees Of Home Care Services Pose A Risk Of Poverty And Care Deprivation For Older People With Low Income

Katja Maaria Ilmarinen1, Lina van Aerschot2

1: Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland; 2: University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Family Care and Its Impact on Women’s and Men’s Retirement Decisions in Germany

Ulrike Ehrlich, Daniela Klaus, Nadiya Kelle

German Centre of Gerontology (DZA), Germany

Informal Caregivers and the Impacts of Images of Aging. Insights and Reflections from a Qualitative Study

Marén Schorch

University of Siegen, Germany

Date: Friday, 23/Aug/2019
RN01_09b: Active Ageing and Social Participation in Old Age
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Amilcar Moreira, Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa

Active Aging and International Migration: A Comparative Approach

Malina Voicu1, Madalina Elena Manea1,2

1: Research Institute for Quality of Life, Romanian Academy, Romania; 2: University of Bucharest, Romania

Cultural Exclusion in Old Age – Developing a Social-Exclusion Perspective on Cultural Participation

Vera Gallistl

University of Vienna, Austria

Extended Working Life from Older Workers’ Perspective - Discursive Approach to “The Attitude Problem”

Miira Niska, Pirjo Nikander

Tampere University, Finland

Active Ageing Society and Long-term Care Reform: Through an International Comparative Analysis between Netherlands and Japan

Daisuke Watanabe

Seikei University

RN01_10b: Age Discrimination
Location: UP.3.205
Chair: Matthias Nowc, University of Duisburg-Essen

To What Degree Is Ageism Actually Disableism?

Mariska van der Horst1, Sarah Vickerstaff2

1: VU Amsterdam, Netherlands; 2: University of Kent, United Kingdom

Age Discriminations In Belgium: Has Nothing Changed?

Nathalie Burnay

University of Namur, Belgium

The Economics of Labelling People: It's Time to Retire "The Elderly"

John Turner1, Gerard Hughes2, Michelle Maher3, Tianhong Chen4

1: Pension Policy Center, Washington DC, USA; 2: Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; 3: Maynooth University, Ireland; 4: Guangdong Institute of Public Adminstration, China

Unfolding Career Trajectories: Dynamics of Ageism in Contemporary Labour Markets

Katri Keskinen

Tampere University, Finland

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