In this dissertation, I focus on upward intergenerational support, i.e. support provided by adult children to parents with care needs.
Together with spouses and partners, adult children are the most prominent providers of informal support to older persons in need.

P.A. Dykstra (Pearl) , R.J. van der Veen (Romke)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
The research leading to these results has received funding form the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement no. 320116 for the research project FamiliesAndSocieties. Financial support for this research comes from the European Research Council “Families in Context” project (grant agreement No. 324211).
Department of Public Administration and Sociology (DPAS)

van den Broek, T. (2016, October 7). Supporting Ageing Parents : Comparative analyses of upward intergenerational support. Retrieved from