Search for dissertations about: "old age exclusion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words old age exclusion.

  1. 1. A Divided Old Age through Research on Digital Technologies

    Author : Arianna Poli; Andreas Motel-Klingebiel; Susanne Kelfve; Marijke Veenstra; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Digital inequalities; Involvement in research; Biased outcomes; Old age exclusion; Old age social inequalities; Disuguaglianze digitali; Coinvolgimento nella ricerca; Risultati distorti bias ; Esclusione in età anziana; Disuguaglianze sociali in età anziana; Digital ojämlikhet; Forskningsdeltagande; Snedvridna resultat; Exkludering av äldre; Social ojämlikhet bland äldre;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at contributing to the understanding of digital inequalities among older people, by studying the involvement of older people in research on digital technologies. Some mechanisms driving old age digital inequalities are well known. READ MORE

  2. 2. Older people in Sweden – Age at migration, poverty and utilization of long-term care services

    Author : Hanna Mac Innes; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; labor market participation; old age poverty; Long-term Care Utilization; life course perspective; old age exclusion;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the significance of age at migration for labor market integration and old-age poverty, as well as the utilization of long-term care services by older people. This thesis comprises four studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Episodic memory functioning in very old age : individual differences and utilization of cognitive support

    Author : Åke Wahlin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Episodic memory; aging; cognitive support; individual differences. Åke Wahlin; 1996 Number of pages 60:;

    Abstract : The general aim of the present doctoral thesis was to examine potential age-related differences in episodic memory performance and utilization of cognitive support in very old age. An additional objective was to investigate the influence of individual difference variables within demographic (e.g. education, gender), psychometric (e. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Immune System in the Oldest-Old : Clinical and Immunological Studies in the NONA Immune Cohort

    Author : Bengt-Olof Nilsson; Jan Ernerudh; Anders Wikby; Sture Löfgren; Karlis Pauksens; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Elderly; selection; health status; lymphocyte subsets; CD8; CMV; cytomegalovirus; immune risk; immune risk phenotype; IRP; T-cells; interleukin 6; IL-6; survival; mortality; antinuclear antibodies; ANA; ageing; immunosenescence; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The oldest-old (people aged 80 or older) constituted 5 % of the population in Sweden in 2000, an increase from 1.5 % fifty years earlier. The immune system undergoes dramatic changes at high age, sometimes referred to as “immunosenescence”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognitive functioning in late senescence : influences of age and health

    Author : Tarja-Brita Robins Wahlin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : cognitive functioning; aging; health; individual differences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to investigate potential age-related differences between groups of healthy very old adults from 75 to 96 years of age in various cognitive functions. An additional objective was to examine the influence of individual-difference variables within demographic (e.g., education, gender), psychometric (e. READ MORE