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Relationships between grandparents and teenage grandchildren
Little research is available on the range of help and support grandparents and older grandchildren provide to each other or of the importance and quality of this relationship. Through individual and group interviews, ...
Solo-Living in Scotland: Trends and issues
This first Research Briefing focuses on solo-living - that is the increasing trend towards one person households, and the personal and social implications of this trend for those at different stages of the lifecourse.
Women in their Fifties: wellbeing, ageing and anticipation of ageing
Concern about ageing western societies has led to an increase in research into later adulthood and old age. In the UK, however, there have been relatively few studies of women’s experiences of mid-life. Women at mid-life ...
Women and health technologies
As women approach midlife they become potential candidates for a range of health technologies. The study examined areas such as women's own assessments of the risks and benefits involved; the medical and informal knowledge ...
Older women and domestic violence in Scotland
Older women, like younger women, experience domestic violence in large numbers and suffer significant physical, emotional and social consequences. Because of existing attitudes about women and age, these older women ...
Best practice in learning disability and dementia
Dementia is a particular concern for service providers supporting older people with learning disabilities. Until recently little forward planning had been built into services to prepare for residents to grow older, and ...
Growing older with a learning disability and dementia
This briefing brings together the findings from several studies in order to report on the importance of families and relationships in the lives of people with a learning disability, who are growing older and experiencing dementia.
Older women and domestic violence in Scotland - update 2008
This report provides an update on literature published since an earlier research project, Older Women and Domestic Violence in Scotland, conducted in 2003-2004 and published in June 2004. The original project was ...
Women in management: gender, age and working lives
The project reported in this briefing paper explored how age and gender inter-weave and impact on the working and home lives of women managers working in two EU member states, namely Finland and Scotland. The proportion ...