579 Demographic challenges associated with aging populations in the developing world

Friday, August 3, 2012: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
NB 468 (Faculty of Economics)

RC41 Sociology of Population (host committee)
RC11 Sociology of Aging
Session Organizer:
Zachary ZIMMER, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Trends in old age disability in developing countries (Oral Presentation)
Kyriakos MARKIDES, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA

Understanding population ageing in India: A case study of Maharashtra (Oral Presentation)
Prajakta PANSHIKAR, PhD student, Population Research Centre , India

Elderly and value of children: Assessing the importance of children in old age security provisions in Nigeria (Oral Presentation)
Elias WAHAB, lagos state university, Nigeria, Nigeria

The faces and stories of Lebanese elders: Changes in family structure, differing demographics, quality of life, and challenges faced in building capacities for care givers in social services (Oral Presentation)
Zeina CHEMALI, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA; Lama BAZZI, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA; Christina BORBA, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA; Julia CARNEY, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Gender differentials in the socio-economic well-being of older persons in Lagos state, Nigeria (Oral Presentation)
Olanrewaju Emmanuel AJIBOYE, Lagos State University, , Nigeria