Health and Well-Being in Late Life: Gender Differences Worldwide

@article{Carmel2019HealthAW,
  title={Health and Well-Being in Late Life: Gender Differences Worldwide},
  author={Sara Carmel},
  journal={Frontiers in Medicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={6}
}
  • S. Carmel
  • Published 10 October 2019
  • Sociology
  • Frontiers in Medicine
Maintaining health and quality of life and decreasing the number of years lived with disabilities in old age are among the main challenges of aging societies worldwide. This paper aims to present current worldwide health-related gender inequalities throughout life, and especially in late life, as well as gender gaps in social and personal resources which affect health, functioning and well-being. This paper also addresses the question of whether gender gaps at younger ages tend to narrow in… 

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