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The Journal of Aging in Emerging Economies

Journal Focus

The Journal of Aging in Emerging Economies (JAEE) is targeted to increase the understanding of human aging in countries at various stages of economic development, and to improve the services provided to later-life adults. The JAEE welcomes articles, commentaries, and news about all areas of gerontology. Priorities will be given to applied research, practice concepts, education, and training, such as articles that apply sociological, psychological and biological concepts. JAEE is published online biannually in January and July by the Institute of Technological and Educational Research, Mico University College, 1a Marescaux Road, Kingston 5, Jamaica. Manuscripts will be refereed by an international panel whose names appear in each issue. Reviewers will employ the blind peer review system. A processing fee of US$25.00 is required for each paper submitted. Authors may contact Egerton Clarke, Editor-In-Chief, at (330) 406-2410 and may submit manuscripts electronically to

Volume 4 – Number 2


September 2014

ISSN 1944-009X


Gender Differences in Seniors' Preferences and Expectations of Home Care in
Lagos State, Nigeria

‘Bola Amaike, Ph.D. & ‘Funmi Bammeke, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences,
University of Lagos, Nigeria

Challenges Facing the Elderly Services Industry in Hong Kong: Shortage of the Frontline Care Workforce
Wong Wai Ning, Kris1 (PhD.; MPhil; Prof. Dip. Physio.)
Kwok Sin Tung2 (B. Sci.)

Lee Tse Yan Alexander1 (B. Hlth Sci; Prof. Dip. Counsellor)
1 Faculty of Science and Technology, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2 Industrial Liaison Office, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and health insurance among middle age and old age Americans
Reza Amini*1, M.D., MPH; Stanley Rusk Ingman2 PhD
* Corresponding author

1University of North Texas, Department of Sociology
1155 Union Circle #311157, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 76203-5017
Phone: 940-565-2296, Fax: 940-369-7035,
2University of North Texas, Applied Gerontology Program


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