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With Prof Jane Falkingham OBE Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change and Dean of the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton, UK Ernest Maragall MEP Member of the European Parliament, Spain Context: [...]
Interview with Bruno Arpino (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) on health and grandparenting. Questions: 1. My daughter and her partner are expecting their first child. As they both have quite demanding jobs I would like to offer my help in looking after the baby, but I am also a bit worried that my other activities might suffer from this. What have you found to be realistic based on your research? 2. Is grandparenting as good of a social activity as being in a sport’s club or a choir in terms of benefits for an older person’s health? [...]