Monday, September 28 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   •   Karam 4

Session 9:
Prospects for the family support of older people and their implications

Chair: Emily Grundy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  1. Care for grandchildren and psychological well-being of older parents in rural ChinaLu Song, Soochow University

  2. Family obligations and support behavior: a United States-Netherlands comparisonPearl Dykstra, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) ; Teresa M. Cooney, University of Missouri

  3. Does cohabitation provide weaker intergenerational bonds than marriage? A comparison between Italy and the United KingdomTiziana Nazio, Oxford University ; Chiara Saraceno, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fuer Sozialforschung

  4. The role of step children in the provision of family support: a comparison of Mexico and the U.S.Beth J. Soldo, University of Pennsylvania ; John C. Henretta, University of Florida

Other sessions on Population ageing and intergenerational relations