30Mar/20

Similarity in Case Fatality Rates (CFR) of COVID-19/SARS-COV-2 in Italy and China

Source: Journal of Infection in Developing CountriesIn December 2019, reports emerged from China of a new flu-like virus affecting many people in the city of Wuhan. The virus spread quickly and efficiently,Read More…

30Mar/20

Clinical Features of COVID-19 in Elderly Patients: A Comparison with Young and Middle-aged Patients

Source: British Infection AssociationSince December 2019, some hospitals in Wuhan City, Hubei Province have successively found multiple cases of unexplained pneumonia with a history of South China seafood market exposure, which haveRead More…

26Feb/20

Canadian Policy Perspectives On Promoting Physical Activity Across Age-friendly Communities: Lessons For Advocacy And Action

Source: Cambridge University Press Population ageing, coupled with lack of physical activity, presents a significant challenge to improving health status and quality of life for older adults (Hodge 2008; King and King 2010; UnitedRead More…

26Feb/20

“Engaging In My Rural Community”: Perceptions Of People Aged 85 Years And Over

Source: International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being The demographic characteristics of rural populations are changing, and as a result rural populations, particularly those in the western world, are typically older in comparisonRead More…

26Feb/20

Becoming An Age-Friendly University (AFU): Integrating A Retirement Community On Campus

Source: Gerontology & Geriatrics Education As populations age at record rates, institutions must ready themselves to be more age-friendly. Institutions with an affiliated university- based retirement community (UBRC) are particularly poised to adopt the Age-FriendlyRead More…

26Feb/20

Promoting Age-Friendly Communities: An Integrative Review of Inclusion for Older Immigrants

Source: Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology Immigration patterns of older people are transforming the ethnic composition of Western societies (Torres 2012). In 2015, immigrants aged 65 years and over made up 13% of theRead More…

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…