Older adults in rural South Africa who care for their grandchildren may also be safeguarding their cognitive function

Three researchers (Harvard Pop Center Research Scientist Elyse Jennings, Research Associate Director Meagan Farrell, and former Bell Fellow Lindsay Kobayashi) affiliated with one of the flagship projects at the Harvard Pop Center — Health and Aging in Africa: A Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community in South Africa (HAALSI) — have published their findings in … Continue reading “Older adults in rural South Africa who care for their grandchildren may also be safeguarding their cognitive function”

Is depression a barrier to receiving social support among aging adults in rural South Africa?

A study by researchers affiliated with the population-based study Health and Aging in Africa: A Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community in South Africa (HAALSI), including Harvard Pop Center Research Scientist Elyse Jennings, PhD, finds that those study participants reporting symptoms of depression were less likely to receive some types of social support, and there … Continue reading “Is depression a barrier to receiving social support among aging adults in rural South Africa?”

Elyse Jennings to present at Willows Seminar, Dept. of Global Health and Population, Harvard Chan School

The Willows Seminar Series is an initiative led by David Canning and is part of the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Elyse Jennings, PhD, will present, “Spousal Discrepancy in Reporting Contraceptive Use in Rural Nepal.” Dr. Jennings is a Research Scientist at the Harvard … Continue reading “Elyse Jennings to present at Willows Seminar, Dept. of Global Health and Population, Harvard Chan School”