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PakalKairysOn 5th of June 2017 two HUMRE's lead researchers organized a workshop named "Factors of well-being and mental health among the elderly".

The workshop took place at Vilnius University Faculty of Philosophy (Universiteto str. 9/1, Vilnius) auditorium 313

Two Lithuanian research projects on the well-being of the elderly and the research results have been presented during the workshop, ragarding socioeconomical, interpersonal and other factors as well as their impact on well-being and mental health. The need for research on the welfare of elderly people, the practical significance of such research, associated methodological challenges and prosects for future research have also been discussed. In addition to that, workshop participants have been introduced to the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) and the potencial of application of its results.

Workshop program (in Lithuanian) pdf

 

The projects of HUMRE's lead researchers:

LMT New logoResearch Council of Lithuania(RCL)-funded Researcher group project led by Antanas Kairys "Well-being of the elderly: bio-psycho-social factors", Agreement No. MIP-010/2015
RCL National Research programme "Welfare Society" project "Well-being and mental health factors of pre-retirement and retirement-age population" led by Vilmantė Pakalniškienė, Agreement No. GER-011/2015