Session 57
Social Networks and Social Support among Older People

Note: Due to the pandemic the original sessions have been cancelled.
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Chair: Cecilia Tomassini, Università degli Studi del Molise

1. Dynamics of Unmet Need for Social Care in EnglandAthina Vlachantoni , Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton; Maria Evandrou, University of Southampton; Jane C. Falkingham, University of Southampton; Min Qin, ESRC Centre for Population Change, University of Southampton.

2. Disability Dynamics and Social Networks of Older Adults in EuropeLuule Sakkeus , Tallinn University; Katrin Schwanitz, University of Turku; Liili Abuladze, Tallinn University.

3. Social Support Patterns among Elderly People in European CountriesElvira Pelle , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia; Emanuela Furfaro, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; Giulia Rivellini, Università Cattolica, Milan; Susanna Zaccarin, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Aziendali, Matematiche e Statistiche 'B. de Finetti'.

4. Gendered Impacts of Children and Living Arrangement on Social Network Support of Chinese Older AdultsMenghan Zhao , Renmin University of China; Fan Yang, Renmin University of China.

5. Network Effects on Retirement and Time ScarcityBoroka Bo , University College Dublin.

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