Role of Children in Their Parents’ Retirement Processes

M. Damman

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This contribution focuses on the role that children play in their parents' retirement process. The central question is: To what extent do children affect the retirement process of their parents? Theoretical approaches, empirical research findings, and potential directions for future research on children-retirement linkages are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Geropsychology
EditorsN.A. Pachana
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherSpringer Singapore
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-287-080-3
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • intergenerational relationships
  • kids
  • retirees
  • withdrawal from employment
  • work role exit process


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