Wednesday, December 12 / 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM   •   Twiga

Session 56:
The Wellbeing of Older People: Measurement issues

Chair: Jane C. Falkingham, University of Southampton
Discussant: Chuks J Mba, University of Ghana

  1. Assessment of the influence of socio-economic status on the quality of life and activities of daily living among the elderlyAkanni I. Akinyemi, Obafemi Awolowo University ; Joshua Aransiola, Obafemi Awolowo University ; Olusina Bamiwuye, Obafemi Awolowo University ; Lanre Ikuteyijo, Obafemi Awolowo University

  2. The quality of life of households and therapeutic behaviour among the elderly in Cameroon.Sebastien Mveing, Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun ; Félicien Fomekong, Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun

  3. Living arrangements, socio-demographic and health conditions of Ghana’s elderly persons: results from 2006 focus group discussionsChuks J Mba, University of Ghana ; Gifty Addico, University of Ghana ; Richard M.K. Adanu, University of Ghana

  4. The care of the elderly in the measurement of poverty in SenegalSeydou Touré, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar ; Abdoulaye Tall, Ministère du Plan et du Développement Durable

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