30Jan/20

International: Perceived Financial Retirement Preparedness and Its Correlates: A National Study in Israel

Source: International Journal of Aging and Human DevelopmentStudies suggest that a large proportion of adults do not manage to save enough for retirement. Correlates of retirement saving behaviors have yet to be fullyRead More…

30Jan/20

International: Perceived Retirement Savings Adequacy in Hong Kong: an Interdisciplinary Financial Planning Model

Source: Cambridge University PressUsing an interdisciplinary model of financial planning, we investigated the factors contributing to perceived adequacy of retirement savings among Hong Kong workers by replicating a previous study of American and DutchRead More…

30Jan/20

International: Financial Preparation for Retirement in Brazil: a Cross-Cultural Test of the Interdisciplinary Financial Planning Model

Source:  SpringerIn this investigation, we attempt to replicate the Interdisciplinary Financial Planning Model advanced by Hershey et al. (International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 70, 1-38, 2010) using a sample of Brazilian adults.Read More…

30Jan/20

New Zealand: Retirement Planning? Testing a Theoretical Model of Gendered Pathways to Retirement Preparation

Source: Research on AgingPrevious literature has situated retirement and retirement planning within the male’s domain by positioning women as unconcerned and therefore ill prepared for retirement. However, women’s increasing representation in the workforce requires aRead More…

26Nov/19

New Zealand: Hospitalisation of Older People Before and After Long-term Care Entry in Auckland, New Zealand

Source: Oxford University PressThe oldest old (85+ years) are the fastest growing segment of Western society, and as a result, demand on health and social service resources is dramatically increasing worldwide.  Many countries have adoptedRead More…

26Nov/19

New Zealand: Mate Wareware – Understanding ‘Dementia’ from a Maori Perspective

Source: The New Zealand Medical JournalSimilar to other countries, Aotearoa New Zealand is experiencing a growing number of people living longer. Numbers of kaumātua living beyond 65 years and 80 years ofRead More…

27Sep/19

Cross-Country Validation of the Association Between Oral Health and General Health in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Source: JAMDA International scientific literature shows that oral health is associated with general health outcomes, functional performance, and wellbeing.  Several studies identify poor oral health as a major risk factor of aspiration pneumonia. Reduction in salivaRead More…

27Sep/19

“Not on the Radar”: Dentists’ Perspectives on the Oral Health Care of Dependent Older People

Source: Wiley Online Library The New Zealand population is steadily ageing: about 5% of the 580,000 New Zealanders aged 65 or more are currently in long-term care, and another 9.5% receive publicly-funded, home-based support for houseworkRead More…