Researchers find that divorce negatively impacts well-being. However, the years after the divorce was finalized see respondents with a higher well-being profile than the years preceding it.
The life event of becoming a grandparent has a beneficial effect on well-being only among grandmothers, but under specific circumstances.
New study with SHARE data explores the influence of siblings’ characteristics on an individual child’s care-giving for their parents in Europe
Across countries, episodes of unemployment have long-term negative effects on psychological well-being.
Adverse socioeconomic conditions during childhood negatively influence mental health in later life, a study with SHARE data finds.
Living with a partner who suffers from depression results in a significant risk of decline in quality of life, a study with SHARE data finds.
A new study based on SHARE data finds that people who have children with a higher education than themselves live longer than those with lower-educated children.
Study based on SHARE data shows that divorced grandparents provide less care for their grandchildren than married grandparents. In countries where divorce is more common, however, this disruptive effect is significantly weaker.
Study with SHARE data shows that, while migrants financially fare worse than natives on average, among them, the wealth gap is unevenly distributed. Country of origin, age at migration, and citizenship play an important role.
Study with SHARE data indicates that life satisfaction of older people returns to pre-onset levels after five years
Differences in cognitive performance and cognitive decline across Europe suggest that socioeconomic factors influence cognitive aging
Caring for grandchildren can increase grandparents’ risk of depression, a new study with SHARE data finds
Researchers confirm that tobacco control policies reduce smoking prevalence and increase life expectancy
Study finds that retirement has a positive effect on mental health, especially for women and blue-collar workers
While at arrival, immigrants are often healthier than the non-migrant population, this is reversed at older ages
Networking, volunteering, and attending clubs in later life improves self-perceived health
New study based on SHARE-data explores the association between education and cognitive change in later life in Denmark
New SHARE study explores the effects of voluntary work on life satisfaction in midlife and old age
SHARE data helps understand the impact of depressive symptoms on the exit from the active workforce
New SHARE-based study highlights the positive impact of vigorous activities on health
New SHARE-based study explores how providing informal care affects employment
New SHARE-based study explores the impact of switching to a less-demanding job in older age
New SHARE-based study examines whether growing up in disadvantageous socioeconomic conditions affects lung function in later life
SHARE-based studies investigate the impact of early-life socio-economic circumstances
New SHARE-study explores the impact of the number of children and timing of the first child’s birth
New SHARE-based study explores the relationship between education and health in the U.S., the U.K., the Netherlands and Sweden
New study with SHARE date explores the impact of educational inequalities on cognition in old age
New SHARE-based study explores the drivers of Internet use among Europeans aged 50+
New SHARE-based study is among the first to explore gender differences in happy life expectancy
Disability insurance benefits positively influence recipients’ health and well-being
New SHARE-based study explores if subsidising long-term care could reduce hospital admissions
New study with SHARE data explores how country-specific health factors influence one’s subjective health
SHARE-based study provides findings about the associations between childhood parental mental health difficulties and depressive symptoms in late adulthood.
New study explores the link between having grandchildren and life satisfaction with the help of SHARE data.
“Gain a child, lose a tooth”?
A new SHARE-based study finds causal evidence for the proverb.
Providing care to a parent can have a negative impact on the mental health of the adult child, finds new SHARE-based study.
New SHARE-based study shows that a better understanding of one’s expected pension contributes to financial security in old age.
SHARE-based study examines how having control over the care situation affects one’s well-being.
Pension reforms in Europe have raised the realized retirement age, shows new SHARE study.
New study with SHARE data compares the health effects of different immigration policies in Europe and Israel
Severe macroeconomic shocks experienced during one’s working life might have detrimental long-term effects on health, finds a SHARE-based study.
SHARE-based study shows how retiring may lead to a decline of cognitive functions.
Recent study based on SHARE data examines potential links between childhood socioeconomic circumstances and dental health in later life.
New study based on SHARE data finds that different types of social relations have different (positive) effects on self-perceived health.
SHARE-based study finds that long-term care in Europe is driven by altruism or family norms, depending on the region.
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.
New SHARE-based study analyses the diverse effects of retirement on individuals’ lifestyles.
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.
The risk of being lonely varies according to the elderly individual’s level of wealth, finds a new study.
SHARE-based study shows that co-residing with adult children may result in reduced levels of depressive symptoms.
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.