Collin F. Payne, PhD, a fellow in a recent cohort of our Bell Postdoctoral Fellows, is an author on a paper published in BMC Medicine that examines both life expectancy … Continue reading “In China, the “oldest-old” urban dwellers are experiencing less disability and, for some, longer life expectancy”
A team of researchers affiliated with HAALSI, a project focused on the aging population in South Africa, has published a study in BMC Geriatrics that finds frailty to be associated with worse … Continue reading “Measuring frailty—a key predictor of mortality and morbidity in higher income countries—in the now aging South African population”
A study by Collin Payne, PhD, a recent Bell Fellow and current research associate at the Harvard Pop Center, focuses on the under-explored patterns that link cognition, health and well-being … Continue reading “Cognitive health plays key role in late-life well-being in sub-Saharan Africa”
Harvard Bell Fellow Collin Payne, PhD, is author on a paper in Demography that takes a rare look at the mental health status of aging adults in Malawi, South Africa, a … Continue reading “Depression and anxiety levels increase with age and vary by gender in aging South African population”
Harvard Bell Fellow Collin Payne is lead author on a working paper that explores the complex nature of how resources are shared and redistributed within a family in the absence … Continue reading “Working paper: Up, Down & Reciprocal: The Dynamics of Intergenerational Transfers, Family Structure & Health in a Low-Income Context”
Researchers affiliated with the Harvard Pop Center have authored a paper based on research from the Health and Aging in Africa: a Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community in South … Continue reading “How do functional abilities of aging population in South Africa compare to those in other LMICs?”
Harvard Bell Fellow Collin Payne is lead author on a working paper that investigates the cognitive health of the understudied, growing population of aging adults (+45 years) in Sub-Saharan Africa.
About the same as it impacts the older adults of the United States, according to a study published in The Journals of Gerontology by Harvard Bell Fellow Collin Payne, PhD. … Continue reading “How does disability impact the aging population of Latin America and Caribbean?”