The Division for Advancement and External Relations
PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL WORK
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PAUL BAERWALD SCHOOL OF SOCIAL W
PAUL BAERWALD SCHOOL OF SOCIAL
Director, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work.
Head, Israel Gerontological Data Center, Hebrew Univ.
External Academic Positions and Awards
Lecturer: SUNY at Stony Brook, 1979-81; Columbia Univ.,
1981-82; Adjunct Lecturer, NYU, 1980-82
Visiting Prof.: Rutgers Univ., 1987-88; Univ. of Toronto,
Social gerontology. Social networks. Service utilization. Aging and
well-being. Intergenerational relations. Community care.
Psycho-social resources, social networks and PTSD among the old-old
Social network structure and support among Alzheimer patients and
Evaluation of the "Center for Prevention of Elder Abuse" in Herzliya.
An empirical critique of the activity theory of aging in light of
Social networks and well-being:
Development of the Israel Gerontological Data Center.
Expanding the aging research infrastructure.
Longitudinal extension of SHARE-Israel Baseline Data (PI).
Multinational Advancement of Research Infrastructures on Ageing--M4.
Social network type and health-related behaviors: Evidence from
The association of background and network type among older
The association between social network relationships and
Grandparenting and well-being: How important is grandparent-role
Social network type and subjective well-being in a national
Social relationships and well-being in very late life. In:
The subjective well-being of immigrants aged 50 and older in
Population group differences in cognitive functioning in a
Intergenerational financial transfers and mental health: An
Cumulative adversity and depressive symptoms among older adults
Forgone health care due to cost among older adults in European
Who supports delayed retirement? A study of older workers in
Understanding aging in a Middle Eastern context: The
The inter-relationship between formal and informal care: A study
The balance of intergenerational exchange: Correlates of net
The 50+ Cohort: First Results from SHARE-Israel-Data from the
Israel: Diversity among population groups. In:
Private intergenerational transfers among persons aged 50+: The
Late-life migration, work status, and survival: The case of
Methodology: The structure and content of SHARE-Israel.
Does early retirement lead to longer life?
What really matters in the social network-mortality association?
The interpersonal milieu of older people. In:
The Sociology of Familial Exchange in Later Life: A
Network type and mortality risk in later life.
Social networks and self-rated health - A cross-cultural
The association between activity and wellbeing in later life:
Immigration, ethnicity and patterns of care among older persons
Computer utilization in later-life: Characteristics and
Correlates of successful aging: Are they universal?
A multivariate examination of explanations for the occurrence of
Intergenerational exchange and mental health in later-life: The
Intergenerational exchange patterns and their correlates in an
Social networks, ethnicity and public home care.
Elder participation in cyberspace: A qualitative analysis of
Caregiver resources and facilitation of elderly care recipient
Can burdened caregivers be effective facilitators of elder
Modernization and elder abuse in an Arab-Israeli context.
The association of disability, sociodemographic background and
Social predictors of physical activity in later life: The
Social network structure and utilization of formal public
Examination of the association of age, disability and mood among
Social network type and morale in old age.
Subjective well-being among the old-old: The role of health,
The effects of extreme early stress in very old age.
Social network type and social support among the old-old.
Activity, social network and well-being in old age: An empirical
Formal and informal network factors as sources of morale in a
Support network type and patterns of help giving and receiving
Social network type and health status in a national sample of
The provision of informal support by elderly people residing in
Support network type and health service utilization.
Uprooted in Old Age: Soviet Jews and Their Social Networks
The social networks of elderly immigrants: An analytic typology.
Filial responsibility and informal support among family
Reseaux sociaux et protection sociale des personnes agées: Etude
The professional standing of work with elderly persons among
Ethnicity and informal support among filial caregivers: Analysis
Neighborhood self-management in Jerusalem: Planning issues and
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