The new year brings an awareness that we’re all a bit older. Aging expert Robert Kahn shares timeless wisdom, which these spirited alumni clearly know.
Posts Tagged ‘Institute for Social Research’
Study: They’ve been stereotyped as a bunch of insecure, angst-ridden, underachievers. But most members of Generation X are leading active, balanced, and happy lives.
Once upon a time, baby boomers were typecast as feckless do-nothings who cared only for sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll. Lately, however, people born between 1946 and 1964 have taken on a new role: workaholic. According to a new U-M study, boomers now hitting retirement age are hanging onto their jobs like never before. In fact, some are forgetting to retire altogether.
People who give, live longer, studies have shown. Now, a new study shows that why people volunteer—not whether they volunteer—is what really counts.
A new study from the Institute for Social Research (ISR) shows ethnic political violence has a cascading effect, stimulating violence within communities, schools, peers, and families.
“In the African villages that I study in Mali, children fare as well in nuclear families as they do in extended families,” says U-M professor Beverly Strassmann.