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Grandparenthood in Canada and the United States

Benjamin Schlesinger

Grandparenthood in Canada and the United States

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by Benjamin Schlesinger

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Published by Programme in Gerontology, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grandparents -- Canada.,
  • Grandparents -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 20-22.

    Statementby Benjamin Schlesinger.
    SeriesResearch paper -- no. 2, Research paper series (University of Toronto. Programme in Gerontology) -- no. 2.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Programme in Gerontology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ759.9 S35 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18815384M
    ISBN 100772741115

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Smith: Books. the United States and Canada and how this has changed over time. They found that the per iod of h eal th y gran dpar enth ood i s becom in g l onger beca use of i mp rovem ent s in. We address (1) how the length of healthy grandparenthood and the percentage of grandparent years that are spent healthy have changed over time for men and women in the United States and Canada, and (2) how healthy grandparenthood varies within the United States by race/ethnicity and educational by: Compared to the United States (49 years among women, 52 years among men), grandparenthood in Eastern Europe occurs up to three years earlier in life; in Western Europe, up to eight years later.

To our knowledge, published estimates of the average age at grandparenthood are provided only for the United States (Szinovacz ), Canada (Kemp ), and the Netherlands (Dykstra and Komter ).Cited by: The research is significant; because the studies are not limited to grandparenthood in the US, they can inform the development of theory and social policy in a broader context.

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