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Marjolein Broese van Groenou (1959) holds a Fenna Diemer Lindeboom Chair in Informal Care in a Changing Society. She is Director of Research of the Department of Sociology and a member of the Departments Management Team and theme leader of the Institute of Societal Research's theme Care and Welfare in a resilient society. Since 1992 she is a senior member of the research team of the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam and chair of the LASA-Care team. She is chair of the James Coleman Association, the alumni network of ICS PhD-students in sociology.

Teaching

Teaching involves courses on the bachelor level in social capital and research methodology. At the master level I teach a on theories and policies regarding societal participation (Arbeid, burgerschap and social participation). Supervision of master theses involve subjects on societal functioning and population ageing: social networks, intergenerational solidarity, informal care, care networks, health and wellbeing in later life. I give guest lectures on long term care in changing societies to other faculties and universities.

Research

Her research interests are on the social functioning of older adults in an ageing society. Her research is largely embedded in the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA), an ongoing study on functioning of older adults. Publications include the interplay between social network relationships and health, social inequality in health and care, family caregiving, trends in use of informal and formal care over time, and the use of care at the end of life. Additional topics concern the collaboration between formal and informal caregivers of community-dwelling older adults, studied in the project Care networks of frail older adults, both from the perspective of individual helpers as from the perspective of the care organization. Another research project focuses on how employers and employees can facilitate the combination of work and care.

Grants

Over the years she received multiple grants from the National Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for PhD-projects on family caregiving, older couples, widowhood and divorce. Multiple grants are also received from the National Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) for projects on care networks of frail older adults, work and care, and gender differences in the burden of caregiving. The most recent grant is from NWO-Open Research Area for In-CARE, an international project (with partners in UK, Germany and Japan) on how long term care policies impact on inequality in care and wellbeing.

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Education/Academic qualification

Social Sciences, PhD, Utrecht University

1 Sep 19861 Feb 1991

Developmental Psychology, Master, Utrecht University

1 Sep 198331 Aug 1985

Clinical Pedagogy, Master, Utrecht University

1 Sep 197731 Aug 1983

Keywords

  • HM Sociology
  • ageing
  • social networks
  • informal care
  • Long term care

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Research Output 1995 2019

Explaining the gender gap in the caregiving burden of partner caregivers

Swinkels, J., van Tilburg, T., Verbakel, E. & Broese van Groenou, M., 10 Jan 2019, In : Journals of Gerontology. Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 74, 2, p. 309-317 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
caregiving
Caregivers
caregiver
gender
gender-specific factors

How is end-of-life care with and without dementia associated with informal caregivers' outcomes?

Boogaard, J. A., van der Steen, J. T., de Boer, A. H. & Broese Van Groenou, M. I., 15 Apr 2019, In : American journal of hospice & palliative medicine. p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Terminal Care
Caregivers
Dementia
Palliative Care
Independent Living

Receiving Support and Care in Older Age: Comparing LAT Relationships With First Marriages, Remarriages, and Cohabitation

Broese van Groenou, M., te Riele, S. & de Jong Gierveld, J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Family Issues.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

remarriage
cohabitation
marriage
partner relationship
intimacy
Open Access
Social Support
Patient Care
social network
Parturition
Causality

Trends across 20 years in multiple indicators of functioning among older adults in the Netherlands

Timmermans, E. J., Hoogendijk, E. O., Broese van Groenou, M. I., Comijs, H. C., van Schoor, N. M., Thomése, F. C. F., Visser, M., Deeg, D. J. H. & Huisman, M., 22 Apr 2019, In : European Journal of Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Loneliness
Netherlands
Comorbidity
Social Isolation
Anxiety

Activities 1999 2019

Zelf- of samen redzaam?

Marjolein Broese Van Groenou (Participant)
17 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceSocietal

Wie zorgt er voor de mantelzorger?

Bianca Suanet (Participant), Marjolein Broese Van Groenou (Participant)
4 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshopSocietal

Mantelzorg en eenzaamheid

Marjolein Broese Van Groenou (Participant)
26 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventExpert meetingSocietal

Nabijheid in zorgnetwerken van ouderen

Marjolein Broese Van Groenou (Speaker)
13 Dec 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Informele zorg in de participatiesamenleving

M.I. Broese Van Groenou (Speaker)
18 Jan 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationPopular

Press / Media

Mantelzorgdrama is te voorkomen

Marjolein Broese Van Groenou

31/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Voor mijn ouders zorgen? Eh...

Marjolein Broese Van Groenou

30/03/19

1 media contribution

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Mantelzorgmakelaar

Marjolein Broese Van Groenou

8/02/19

1 media contribution

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Interview met het CNV: Mantelzorg gaat iedereen aan

Marjolein Broese Van Groenou

17/01/19

1 media contribution

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Interview met Trouw: Oud met burn-out

Marjolein Broese Van Groenou

2/02/18

1 media contribution

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