Birthday 2023

Happy birthday for March!

We hope you like this year’s birthday card and 2023 update. If you haven’t already received yours, they should be with you very soon. In the update we’ve covered some of the latest findings from the study – all made possible thanks to your continuing participation.

If you’d like to find out more about the information in the booklet, including the research we’ve featured, please click on the links below.

You can download a PDF version of the booklet from our Resources section.

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Life in your early 60s survey

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Study member stories

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Believe in your dreams (subscription required)

Lekfuangfu, W. N., & Odermatt, R. (2022). All I have to do is dream? The role of aspirations in intergenerational mobility and well-being. European Economic Review, 148, 104193.

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Caring for parents

Chanfreau, J., & Goisis, A. (2022). Patterns of help and care by adult only children and children with siblings. Ageing & Society, 1-24.

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Menopause and work

Bryson, A., Conti, G., Hardy, R., Peycheva, D., & Sullivan, A. (2022). The consequences of early menopause and menopause symptoms for labour market participation. Social Science & Medicine293, 114676.

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Homeworking and wellbeing

Wels, J., Wielgoszewska, B., Moltrecht, B., Booth, C., Green, M. J., Hamilton, O. K., … & Ploubidis, G. (2022). Home working and its association with social and mental wellbeing at different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from seven UK longitudinal population surveys. medRxiv, 2022-10.

Thank you for being part of this important study, and we hope you have a lovely birthday!