ARTICLES

D’Hooghe, S., Inac, Y., Deforche, B., Van Dyck, D., De Ridder, K., Vandevijvere, S., Van de Weghe, N., & Dury, S. (2023). The role of the perceived environment for recreational walking among adults in socioeconomically disadvantaged situations: A study using walk-along interviews. SSM Population Health,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2023.101456

 

Claeys, A., Berdai‐Chaouni, S., Tricas‐Sauras, S. & Donder, L (2023). Barriers and facilitators in providing care for patients with a migration background. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 32(5-6), 912-925 

 

Dury, S., Brosens, D., Pan, H., Principi, A., Smetcoren, A-S., Perek-Bialas, J. & De Donder, L. (2023). Helping Behavior of Older Adults during the Early COVID-19 Lockdown in Belgium. Research on Aging, 45(1), 8-20.  

 

Switsers, L., Stegen, H., Dierckx, E., Heylen, L., Dury, S., & De Donder, L. (2023). Life stories from lonely older adults: The role of precipitating events and coping strategies throughout the lifecourse. Ageing and Society, 124. doi:10.1017/S0144686X23000715

 

Switsers, L., Qualter, P., Pan, H., Barreto, M., De Donder, L., Victor, C., Dury, S., Hammond, C. & Dierckx, E. (2023). Exploring the demographic and situational characteristics of older British people experiencing loneliness as positive within the BBC loneliness experiment. Aging & Mental Health, 27(7),  1396-1402.

 

Switsers, L., Dury, S., (...), & De Donder, L.  & D-SCOPE consortium (2023). Exploring Recent Adverse and Positive Life Events: A Qualitative Study Among Lonely Older Adults. Ageing International, 48,  194–210.

 

Bakelants, H., Van Droogenbroeck, F., Chambaere, K., Vanderstichelen, S., De Donder, L., Deliens, L., De Gieter, S., De Moortel, D., Cohen, J., & Dury, S. (2023). A compassionate university for serious illness, death, and bereavement: Qualitative study of student and staff experiences and support needs. Death Studies, 1–12. 

 

Pan, H. et al. (2023). Loneliness in Older Migrants: Exploring the Role of Cultural Differences in Their Loneliness Experience. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health20(4), 1-21. 

 

Van Hove, L. et al. (in press). NSSI in older adults. In E.E. Lloyd-Richardson, I Baetens & J. Whitlock (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury. Oxford University Press.  

 

Van Hove, L. et al. (accepted). NSSI in older adults: A systematic review [Poster presentation]. International Society for the Study of Self-Injury Annual Conference, Vienna, Austria.  

 

Bakelants, H. et al. (2022) Researching Compassionate Communities: Identifying theoretical frameworks to evaluate the complex processes behind public health palliative care initiatives. Palliative Medicine.37(2), 291-301. 

 

D'Eer, L. et al. (2022). Civic engagement in serious illness, death, and loss: A systematic mixed-methods review. Palliative Medicine, 36(4), 625-651.  

 

D’Hooghe S. (2022). ‘Gezondheidsongelijkheid binnen de obesitaspandemie’, Tijdschrift Grondrechten en Armoede, 3, 137-140.  

 

D’Hooghe, S., et al. (2022). The CIVISANO protocol: A mixed-method study about the role of objective and perceived environmental factors on physical activity and eating behavior among socioeconomically disadvantaged adults. Archives of Public Health, 80(1), 219.

 

Dierckx, E. et al. (2022). Effectiveness, satisfaction and meaningfulness of a 6-step detection and prevention program for frail community-dwelling older adults: a mixed-method evaluation. BMC Geriatrics, 22(966).

 

Hoens, S. et al. (2022). Community health workers and culturally competent home care in Belgium: A realist evaluation. Health & Social Care in the Community, 30(5), e1966-e1976. 

 

Pan, H. et al. (2022). Motivators and barriers to social participation in two Chinese long-term care institutions: A focus-group study. Geriatric nursing, 44, 90-96. 

 

Pan, H. et al. (2022). 'It's like a double-edged sword': understanding Confucianism's role in activity participation among first-generation older Chinese migrants in the Netherlands and Belgium. Journal of Cross-cultural Gerontology, 36(3), 229-252. 

 

Quintiens, B. et al. (2022). Area-Based Compassionate Communities: A systematic integrative review of existing initiatives worldwide. Palliative Medicine, 36(3), 422-442. [3].

 

Switsers, L., et al. (2022). Exploring the demographic and situational characteristics of older British people experiencing loneliness as positive within the BBC loneliness experiment. Aging & mental health.  

 

Vanderstichelen, S. et al. (2022). Researching Compassionate Communities from an interdisciplinary perspective: the case of the Compassionate Communities Centre of Expertise (COCO). The Gerontologist.  

Berdai Chaouni, S. et al. (2021). Doing research on the intersection of ethnicity and old age: Key insights from decolonial frameworks. Journal of Aging Studies, 56, [100909].  

 

Claeys, A. et al. (2021). Culturally Sensitive Care: Definitions, Perceptions, and Practices of Health Care Professionals. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 32(5), 484-492. 

 

Domenech-Abella, J. et al. (2021). The association between perceived social and physical environment and mental health among older adults: mediating effects of loneliness. Aging & Mental Health, 25(5), 962-968.  

 

Dury, S. et al. (2021). Gender-related differences in the relationship between social and activity participation and health and subjective well-being in later life. Social Science & Medicine, 270, 1-10. [113668].  

 

Hoens, S. et al. (2021). Hiring Live-in Migrant Care Workers: Motivations and Experiences of Older People and their Families. Journal of Population Ageing.  

 

Note, N. et al. (2021). A Novel Viewpoint on Andragogy: Enabling Moments of Community. Adult Education Quarterly, 71(1), 3-19.  

 

Pan, H. et al. (2021). Older Chinese migrants in coronavirus pandemic: Exploring risk and protective factors to increased loneliness. European Journal of Ageing, 18(2), 207-215. 

 

Socci, M. et al. (2021). Physical Activity during the Retirement Transition of Men and Women: A Qualitative Longitudinal Study. BioMed Research International, 2021, [2720885]. 

 

Stegen, H. et al. (2021). Life Stories of Voluntarily Childless Older People: A Retrospective View on Their Reasons and Experiences. Journal of Family Issues, 42(7), 1536-1558. 

 

Switsers, L. et al. (2021). Negative old-age life events and well-being in later life: the moderating and mediating role of loneliness. International Psychogeriatrics, 33(12), 1265-1276.  

 

Switsers, L. et al. (2021). Onderzoek naar de levensloop van ouderen: ervaringen met het McAdams-levensverhaalinterview. Kwalon, 26(1), 53-63. 

 

Van der Elst, M. et al. (2021). Towards a more effective strategy to detect community-dwelling frail older adults: validation of risk factors. International Journal of Health Governance, 26(3), 237-249. 

 

Van der Elst, M. et al. (2021). The relation between age of retirement and frailty in later life? A cross-sectional study in Flemish older adults. Archives of gerontology and Geriatrics, 96(4), 104473. 

Berdai Chaouni, S. et al. (2020). Caring for migrant older Moroccans with dementia in Belgium as a complex and dynamic transnational network of informal and professional care: A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 101(103413), 1-9. [103413]

 

Buffel, T. et al. (2020). Age-Friendly Approaches and Old-Age Exclusion: A Cross-City Analysis. International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, 14(2), 89-117. 

 

Burholt, V. et al. (2020). A critical review and development of a conceptual model of exclusion from social relations for older people. European Journal of Ageing, 17, 3–19. 

 

Claeys, A. et al. (2020). Culturally sensitive care: Definitions, perceptions, and practices of health care professionals. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.

 

de Greef, M. et al. (2020). Increasing the impact of innovation and advocacy in public libraries across Europe. World Studies in Education, 21(1), 25-44.  

 

Dury, S. et al. (2020). Pathways to late-life volunteering: A focus on social connectedness. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 49(3), 523-547. 

 

Fret, B. et al. (2020). Exploring the Cost of ‘Ageing in Place’: Expenditures of Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Belgium. Ageing International, 45(3), 209-229. 

 

Ho-A-Tham et al. (2020). Prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints in urban communities in multi-ethnic Suriname: a cross-sectional study with the COPCORD methodology (stage 1, phase 1 and 2). Clinical Rheumatology, 39(4), 1065-1075.  

 

Lambotte, D., et al. (2020). Meanings of Care Convoys: The Structure, Function, and Adequacy of Care Networks Among Frail, Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Qualitative Health Research, 30(4), 583-597.  

 

Pan, H. et al. (2020). Social Participation in Older Adults after Relocation to Long-Term Care Institutions in China: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 37(3), 164-176.  

 

Van Royen, K. et al. (2020). Elder Abuse Assessment Tools and Interventions for use in the Home Environment: a Scoping Review. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 15(15), 1793-1807. 

Berdai Chaouni, S. et al. (2019). Invisible realities: Caring for older Moroccan migrants with dementia in Belgium. Dementia, 18(7-8), 3113-3129. 

 

De Donder, L. (2019). Het RITI voor de detectie van ouderenmis(be)handeling: ook voor artsen? Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 75(2), 87-94.  

 

De Donder, L. et al. (2019). Critical reflections on the blind sides of frailty in later life. Journal of Aging Studies, 49, 66-73. 

 

Dinh, H. C. et al. (2019). Association between Immunosenescence phenotypes and pre-frailty in older subjects. The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 74(4), 480-488.

 

Duppen, D. et al. (2019). Meaning in Life for Socially Frail Older Adults. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 36(2), 65-77. 

 

Duppen, D. et al. (2019). Social Participation in the Daily Lives of Frail Older Adults: Types of Participation and Influencing Factors. Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 75(9), 2062-2071. 

 

Duppen, D. et al. (2019). Focusing on positive outcomes in frailty research: development of a short well-being instrument for older adults (SWIO). International Psychogeriatrics, 31(6), 767-777. 

 

Duppen, D. et al. (2019). Antenneberoepen in de lokale gemeenschap als sleutel voor doorverwijzing van kwetsbare ouderen naar hulporganisaties. Journal of Social Intervention: Theory and Practice, 28(4), 3-23. 

 

Duppen, D. et al. (2019). The Social Environment’s Relationship With Frailty: Evidence From Existing Studies. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 38(1), 3-26.

 

Fret, B. et al. (2019). Access to care of frail community-dwelling older adults in Belgium: a qualitative study. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 20, 1-10. [e43].  

 

Knoop, V. et al. (2019). The operationalization of fatigue in frailty scales: a systematic review. Ageing Research Reviews, 53, [100911].

 

Lambotte, D. et al. (2019). Relational aspects of mastery for frail, older adults: The role of informal caregivers in the care process. Health & Social Care in the Community, 2018(3), 632-641.  

 

Thelin, A. et al. (2019). Parcours de vie des personnes âgées à faibles revenus. Étude secondaire de données qualitatives issues d’entretiens en Suède et en Belgique. Retraite et Société, 1(81), 65-90. 

 

Van Regenmortel, S. et al. (2019). Exploring underexposed stories: The experienced lifecourse of financially excluded older adults.  Ageing and Society, 41(4), 724-745. 

De Donder, L. et al. (2018). Risk on Elder Abuse and Mistreatment - Instrument: Development, psychometric properties and qualitative user-evaluation. Educational Gerontology, 44, 108-118. 

 

De Roeck, E. et al. (2018). CFAI-Plus: Adding cognitive frailty as a new domain to the comprehensive frailty assessment instrument. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33(7), 941-947.   

 

De Witte, N. et al. (2018). The Comprehensive Frailty Assessment Instrument enables to detect multidimensional frailty in community dwelling older people. Healthy Ageing Research, 7:13. 

  

Duppen, D., Lambotte, D. F., Smetcoren, A. . S., Dierckx, E., Fret, B., Switsers, L., & De Donder, L. (2018). Ageing well in place: kwaliteitsvol thuis wonen met 24-uurszorggarantie. Verpleegkunde, 33(2), 6-13. 
 

Dury, S. (2018). Dynamics in motivations and reasons to quit in a Care Bank: a qualitative study in Belgium. European Journal of Ageing, 15(4), 407-416. 

 

Dury, S. et al. (2018). Detecting frail, older adults and identifying their strengths: results of a mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 191. 

 

Lambotte, D. et al. (2018). Randomized controlled trial to evaluate a prevention program for frail community-dwelling older adults: a D-SCOPE protocol. BMC Geriatrics, 18(1), 194.

 

Lambotte, D. et al. (2018). Frailty differences in older adults’ use of informal and formal care. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 79, 69-77. 

 

Pan, H. et al. (2018). Social participation among older adults in Belgium’s Flanders region: exploring the roles of both new and old media usage. Information, Communication & Society, 2018, 1956-1972.

 

Van Regenmortel, S. et al. (2018). Accumulation of Disadvantages: Prevalence and Categories of Old-Age Social Exclusion in Belgium. Social Indicators Research, 140(3), 1173-1194. 

 

Wang, R. et al. (2018). Exploring the association of learning participation with the quality of life of older Chinese adults: A mixed methods approach. Educational Gerontology, 44(5-6), 378-390.