Search for dissertations about: "old age poverty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words old age poverty.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Living Longer, Living Harder : Ageing in Extreme Poverty in Bangladesh

    Author : Owasim Akram; Thomas Denk; Jan Jämte; Ilaria Pitti; Johan Vamstad; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ageing; Agency; Extreme Poverty; Generational Bargain; Life History Interviews; Othering; Postcolonial; Qualitative; Social Policy; Welfare Regimes;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation is to understand the lived experience of age-ing in extreme poverty in developing countries, in this case Bangladesh, a country that hosts a large number of extreme poor and ageing population. By focusing on the role of the family, the most neglected pillar of welfare, this dissertation sheds new light on the microprocesses of welfare politics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health and well-being in the elderley : A prospective population- based study

    Author : Alette-Marie Lindgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; epidemiology; primary health care; prevention; gerontology; housing; health; contentment; activites; loneliness; screening; poverty; mortality; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The Albertina Project is an epidemiological study of the social, medical, economic and mortality situation among 9440 people, 75 years or older, living in the city of Uppsala, Sweden. Most people lived in their own home. The housing standard appeared to be satisfactory in the majority of cases. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of health promotion on health in old age : results from community-based studies in rural Bangladesh

    Author : A K M Masud Rana; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Health promotion; older people; intervention study; community-based; rural; Bangladesh;

    Abstract : Background: It is common knowledge that Bangladesh has a high prevalence of illness among its older people and that the government healthcare services offer them inadequate support. Despite this, however, information about older people s health and illnesses as a function of health promotion is scant. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health for community dwelling older people : trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam

    Author : Le Van Hoi; Lars Lindholm; Truong Viet Dung; Pham Thang; Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc; Zarina Kabir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older people; elderly health; health status; life expectancy; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; mobility; self-care; usual activities; pain; discomfort; anxiety; depression; activity of daily living; basic ADL; instrumental ADL; intellectual ADL; non-communicable diseases; need of care; health service; model of care; mobile team; day care centre; nursing centre; inequalities; cost of care; socioeconomic; education; marital status; living arrangement; household head; working status; living area; wealth quintile; poverty line; community; cohort study; household survey; focus group discussion; qualitative research; rural; Vietnam; developing country; Asia; người cao tuổi; y tế; thực trạng sức khỏe; hy vọng sống; chất lượng cuộc sống; EQ-5D; đi lại; tự chăm sóc; hoạt động thường xuyên; đau; khó chịu; lo lắng; trầm cảm; hoạt động hàng ngày; bệnh không lây nhiễm; nhu cầu chăm sóc; dịch vụ y tế; mô hình chăm sóc; đội lưu động; trung tâm chăm sóc ban ngày; trung tâm dưỡng lão; bất bình đẳng; chi phí chăm sóc; kinh tế xã hội; giáo dục; hôn nhân; sắp xếp cuộc sống; chủ hộ; tình trạng làm việc; khu vực sống; ngũ phân thịnh vượng; chuẩn nghèo; cộng đồng; nghiên cứu theo dõi dọc; điều tra hộ gia đình; thảo luận nhóm tập trung; nghiên cứu định tính; nông thôn; Việt Nam; nước đang phát triển; châu Á; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background InVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. READ MORE