Publications for work group : General


Gum, Segal-Karpas, D., Avidor, S. A, Aylon, L., Bodner, E., & Palgi, Y. (in press). Grip strength and quality of life in the second half of life: Hope as a moderator. Aging and Mental Health

Ayalon, L. (2017). Are Older Adults Perceived as A Threat to Society? Exploring Perceived
Age-Based Threats in 29 Nations. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences

Vitman, A.*, Khalaila, R., Ayalon. L. (2017). Perceived accessibility to services and sites among Israeli older persons. Journal of Applied Gerontology.

Shrira, A., Ayalon, L., Bensimon, M., Bodner, E., Rosenbloom, T., Yadid, G. Parental Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Offspring Successful Aging (2017). Frontiers in Psychology. 

Dolberg, P.* & Ayalon, L. (2017). Subjective meanings and identification with middle-age. International Journal of Aging and Human Development

Ayalon, L. & Gweyrtz-Meydan, A.* (2017). Senior, mature or single: A qualitative analysis of homepage advertisements of dating sites for older adults. Computers in Human Behavior

Gweyrtz-Meydan, A.* & Ayalon, L. (2017). Forever young: Visual representations of age and gender in online dating sites for older adults. Journal of Women & Aging.

Ben Noon, R.* & Ayalon, L. (2017). Older adults in public open spaces: Age and gender segregation. The Gerontologist

Gum, A., Shiovitz-Ezra, S., & Ayalon, L.(2017). Longitudinal Associations of Hopelessness and Loneliness in Older Adults: Results from the U.S. Health and Retirement Study. International Psychogeriatrics1-9

Ayalon, L. & Tesch-Römer, C. Eur J Ageing (2017). doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0409-9

Stypinska J, Turek K (2017) Hard and soft age discrimination: the dual nature of workplace discrimination. Eur J Ageing. doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0407-y


Gweirtz-Meydan, A.* & Ayalon, L. (2016). Physicians’ response to sexual dysfunction presented by a younger vs. an older adult. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry

Shanan-Altman, S. & Ayalon, L. (2016). Perceptions of older residents and their adult children regarding continuing care retirement community staff. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 1-21

Avidor, S., Ayalon, L., Palgi, Y., Bodner, E. (2016). Longitudinal Associations between Perceived Age Discrimination and Subjective Well-Being: Variations by Age and Subjective Life Expectancy. Aging and Mental Health, 16, 1-5.

Ayalon, L. (2016). Do not hear, see, or speak: Views of older residents and their adult children about the nursing unit in the continuing care retirement community. International Psychogeriatrics, 13, 1-11.

Ayalon, L. (2016). Intergenerational perspectives on autonomy following a transition to a continuing care retirement community. Research on Aging, 38(2), 127-149.

Ayalon, L. (2016). Perceived age discrimination: A precipitator or a consequence of depressive symptoms? Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences

Ayalon, L. (2016). Profiles of loneliness in the caregiving unit. The Gerontologist, 56(2), 201-214. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnu046

Ayalon, L. (2016). transition and adaptation to the continuing care retirement community from a life course perspective: Something old, something new, and something borrowed. Journal of Applied Gerontology

Ben-Harush, A.*, Shiovitz-Ezra, S., Doron, I., Alon, S.,  Leibovitz, A. Golander, H., Haron, Y., &  Ayalon, L. (2016). Ageism among physicians, nurses and social workers: Findings from a qualitative research. European Journal of Ageing.

Bodner, E., Ayalon, L., Avidor, S., & Palgi, Y. (2016). Accelerated increase and relative decrease in subjective age and changes in attitudes towards own aging over a four-year period: Results from the Health and Retirement Study. European Journal of Ageing

Dolberg, P.,* Ayalon, L., & Shiovitz-Ezra, S. (2016). Migration and changes in loneliness over a four-year period:  The case of older former Soviet Union immigrants in Israel. European Journal of Ageing.

Lev, S.* & Ayalon, L. (2016). Moral distress among long term care social workers: Questionnaire validation. Research on Social Work Practice. 

Palgi, Y., Ayalon, L., Avidor, S., Bodner, E. (2016). Changes in Positive and Negative Affect as Predictors of Change in Felt Age: Results from the Health and Retirement Study. Journal of Positive Psychology, 1-8.

Shiovitz-Ezra, S, Ayalon, L., Brodsky, J., & Doron, I. (2016). Measuring Ageism Based on Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior:  Findings from an Israeli Pilot Study. Ageing International, 41(3), 298-310.

Uziel, N.* & Ayalon, L. (2016). Burden and meaning in care among primary caregivers of older adults who receive home care assistance. Gerontology & Geriatrics (in Hebrew)

Ashkenazi, O.* & Ayalon, L. (2014). The cultural encounter of Filipino home care workers with older home care recipients and their family members in Israel. Megamot 

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Voss P, Wolff JK, Rothermund K (2016) Relations between views on ageing and perceived age discrimination: a domain-specific perspective. Eur J Ageing. doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0381-4

Molden J, Maxfield M (2016) The impact of aging stereotypes on dementia worry. Eur J Ageing. doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0378-z

Bodner E, Ayalon L, Avidor S, Palgi Y (2016) Accelerated increase and relative decrease in subjective age and changes in attitudes toward own aging over a 4-year period: results from the Health and Retirement Study. Eur J Ageing. doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0383-2

Ben-Harush A, Shiovitz-Ezra S, Doron I, Alon S, Leibovitz A, Golander H et al (2016) Ageism among physicians, nurses, and social workers: findings from a qualitative study. Eur J Ageing. doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0389-9


FALLING DOWN – free online course

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments


Attached is a link to a FREE online course about older people and problematic substance use call FALLING DOWN, which starts on 30 October and runs over 5 weeks – a couple of hours per week […]

Newsletter March 2017

March 25th, 2017|0 Comments


Newsletter Mar 2017


Prague meeting & TS

Broader Legal and Policy developments


Whose ageism? The reinvigoration and definitions of an elusive concept / Fredrik Snellman

February 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

View the new article by Fredrik Snellman: Whose ageism? The reinvigoration and definitions of an elusive concept

Newsletter-Feb 2016

February 10th, 2016|0 Comments

We are happy to post the first newsletter of our COST action:


Handbook on Ageism

September 25th, 2015|0 Comments

COST IS1402 will produce a new edited book. For guidelines concerning the book, please open this link: Handbook on Ageism-outline  .

Article: Youthful Indiscretions by Tobias Haeusermann

September 18th, 2015|0 Comments

I would like to draw your attention to an article I wrote on ageism for the King’s Review, an online magazine based in King’s College, University of Cambridge.

Tobias Haeusermann

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