SHARE Research Findings
More than two new publications based on SHARE data are published every week. Please find here selected summaries of SHARE based research from all over the world:
The motives for caring for dependent parents
SHARE-based study finds that long-term care in Europe is driven by altruism or family norms, depending on the region.
Does having children make people happier in old age?
The benefits of having children for one’s quality of life highly depend on financial circumstances, according to a new study based on SHARE data.
Retirement changes health behaviour
New SHARE-based study analyses the diverse effects of retirement on individuals’ lifestyles.
Women in gender-equal countries perform better in cognitive tests
Cognitive abilities of women after midlife may be affected by the gender-role attitudes in their countries of residence, indicates this new study based on SHARE data.
Inequalities in loneliness
The risk of being lonely varies according to the elderly individual’s level of wealth, finds a new study.
Positive effects of intergenerational living on older people’s mental health
SHARE-based study shows that co-residing with adult children may result in reduced levels of depressive symptoms.
The effect of care on women's mental health
SHARE-based shows how caring for elder parents may impair women’s mental health.
Can retirement lead to better mental health?
New study on the effects of retiring during the economic crisis in Europe.
Life History and the Risk of Death
New study discusses how an individual's past influences their risk of an untimely death.
The long-term effect of childhood circumstances
SHARE-based study shows how children’s living-conditions influence health in old age.
The "grandparent effect" on education
Well-being of older migrants in Europe
Working beyond pension age?
Little exercise is better than none
Preventing chronic diseases through minor physical activity more effective than previously assumed.
What makes the perfect grandparent?
Study about partnership status and gender of grandparents in Europe.
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Fight cognitive decline with Sudoku
Study shows how leisure activity can help to train your memory.
The taller, the happier?
International study analyses the link between body height and well-being among people 50+
Working under stressful conditions causes depressions in the long run
Researchers argue that health consequences of work stress should be analysed in a life-course perspective.