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  • Merril D Silverstein
2020

Intergenerational Support of Older Adults by the 'Mature' Sandwich Generation: The Relevance of National Policy Regimes

Silverstein, M., Tur-Sinai, A. & Lewin-Epstein, N., Jan 1 2020, In : Theoretical Inquiries in Law. 21, 1, p. 55-76 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Perceived availability of future care and depressive symptoms among older adults in China: evidence from CHARLS

Silverstein, M., Gong, C. H. & Kendig, H., Jan 30 2020, In : BMC geriatrics. 20, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Step-Grandparent–Step-Grandchild Relationships: Is There a “Grand Step-Gap” in Emotional Closeness and Contact?

Steinbach, A. & Silverstein, M., Aug 1 2020, In : Journal of Family Issues. 41, 8, p. 1137-1160 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2019
Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Education, Activity Engagement, and Cognitive Function in US Chinese Older Adults

Zhang, W., Tang, F., Chen, Y., Silverstein, M., Liu, S. & Dong, X. Q., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, p. S525-S531

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Growing old and growing up: Grandparents and their adult grandchildren in the context of multigenerational families

Silverstein, M., Jan 1 2019, Grandparenting: Influences on the Dynamics of Family Relationships. Springer Publishing Company, p. 81-94 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Husband–Wife Religious Discordance, Marital Satisfaction, and Risk of Marital Dissolution in Two Generations

Hwang, W., Yoon, J., Silverstein, M. & Brown, M. T., Mar 12 2019, In : Journal of Family Issues. 40, 9, p. 1201-1223 23 p., 10.1177/0192513X19835871.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intergenerational Religious Participation in Adolescence and Provision of Assistance to Older Mothers

Silverstein, M. D., Zuo, D., Wang, J. & Bengtson, V. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Marriage and Family.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The Relationship Between Religion and Intergenerational Solidarity in Eastern and Western Germany

Steinbach, A. & Silverstein, M. D., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Family Issues.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Typology of Family Relationship and Elder Mistreatment in a US Chinese Population

Li, M., Guo, M., Stensland, M., Silverstein, M. & Dong, X. Q., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, p. S493-S498

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2018

Bringing Up Nones: Intergenerational Influences and Cohort Trends

Bengtson, V. L., Hayward, R. D., Zuckerman, P. & Silverstein, M., Jun 2018, In : Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 57, 2, p. 258-275 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Emerging developments in spirituality, religion, and aging

Bengtson, V. L., Kang, S. L. C., Endacott, C. G., Gonzales, G. G. & Silverstein, M. D., Jan 1 2018, New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Grandparents and Grandchildren in family systems: A social-developmental perspective

Silverstein, M., Giarrusso, R. & Bengtson, V. L., Jan 16 2018, Global Aging and Challenges to Families. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 75-102 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

15 Scopus citations

How grandparents influence the religiosity of their grandchildren: A mixed-methods study of three-generation families in the United States

Bengtson, V. L. & Silverstein, M., Jan 1 2018, Grandparenting Practices Around the World: Reshaping Family. Policy Press, p. 211-231 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intergenerational relationships and aging: Families, cohorts, and social change

Bengtson, V., Biblarz, T. J., Clarke, E., Giarrusso, R., Roberts, R. E. L., Richlin-Klonsky, J. & Silverstein, M., Jan 1 2018, The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges. Taylor and Francis, p. 115-147 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Intergenerational Similarity of Religiosity Over the Family Life Course

Min, J., Silverstein, M. & Gruenewald, T. L., Jul 1 2018, In : Research on Aging. 40, 6, p. 580-596 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

New dimensions in spirituality, religion, and aging

Bengtson, V. L. & Silverstein, M. D., Jan 1 2018, Taylor and Francis. 294 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1 Scopus citations

Theories about families, organizations, and social supports

Litwak, E., Silverstein, M., Bengtson, V. L. & Hirst, Y. W., Jan 16 2018, Global Aging and Challenges to Families. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 27-53 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations
2017

Applying Within-Family Differences Approaches to Enhance Understanding of the Complexity of Intergenerational Relations

Suitor, J. J., Gilligan, M., Pillemer, K., Fingerman, K. L., Kim, K., Silverstein, M. D. & Bengtson, V. L., Dec 15 2017, In : The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 73, 1, p. 40-53 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Intergenerational support and depression among Chinese older adults: Do gender and widowhood make a difference?

Guo, M., Chi, I. & Silverstein, M., Apr 1 2017, In : Ageing and Society. 37, 4, p. 695-724 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Intergenerational transmission of parent-child relationship quality: Evidence from a multi-actor survey

Hank, K., Salzburger, V. & Silverstein, M. D., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Social Science Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Life course influences on later life health in China: Childhood health exposure and socioeconomic mediators during adulthood

Kendig, H., Gong, C. H., Yiengprugsawan, V., Silverstein, M. D. & Nazroo, J., Dec 1 2017, In : SSM - Population Health. 3, p. 795-802 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

Social support and service provision to older adults: An introduction and overview

Wilmoth, J. M. & Silverstein, M. D., Jan 1 2017, Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations: Understanding Networks of Care. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Trajectories and Determinants of Elder Care in Rural China During an 8-Year Period: Why Having Sons Makes a Difference

Guo, M., Chi, I. & Silverstein, M. D., Jul 1 2016, In : Research on Aging. 38, 5, p. 531-553 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2015

Does Religiousness Increase with Age? Age Changes and Generational Differences Over 35 Years

Bengtson, V. L., Silverstein, M. D., Putney, N. M. & Harris, S. C., May 1 2015, In : Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 54, 2, p. 363-379 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

End-of-Life Co-residence of Older Parents and Their Sons in Rural China

Cong, Z. & Silverstein, M. D., May 6 2015, In : Canadian Journal on Aging. 34, 3, p. 331-341 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Foreword (and Farewell)

Silverstein, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 70, 1, p. 85-86 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Sense of coherence changes with aging over the second half of life

Silverstein, M. D. & Heap, J., 2015, In : Advances in Life Course Research. 23, p. 98-107 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The role of midlife occupational complexity and leisure activity in late-life cognition

Andel, R., Silverstein, M. & Kareholt, I., Mar 1 2015, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 70, 2, p. 314-321 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

The social network approach in gerontological research

Cornwell, B., Marcum, C. & Silverstein, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 70, 1, p. 87-90 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3 Scopus citations

Transitions in Relationships with Older Parents: From Middle to Later Years

Hogerbrugge, M. J. A. & Silverstein, M. D., May 1 2015, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 70, 3, p. 481-495 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2014

Ambivalence in older parent-adult child relationships: Mixed feelings, mixed measures

Lendon, J. P., Silverstein, M. & Giarrusso, R., Apr 1 2014, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 76, 2, p. 272-284 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Does productive role occupancy prevent depression among older rural Chinese adults? A latent difference score analysis

Hsiao, H. Y., Xu, L., Chi, I. & Silverstein, M., Jan 2 2014, In : Aging and Mental Health. 18, 1, p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations

Parents' preferred care-givers in rural China: Gender, migration and intergenerational exchanges

Cong, Z. & Silverstein, M., May 2014, In : Ageing and Society. 34, 5, p. 727-752 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Gerontology gone viral

Silverstein, M., Jan 2013, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 68, 1, p. 71-72 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Grandparenting in rural China

Silverstein, M. & Cong, Z., Apr 1 2013, In : Generations. 37, 1, p. 46-52 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Intergenerational Support and the Emotional Well-being of Older Jews and Arabs in Israel

Silverstein, M., Lowenstein, A., Katz, R., Gans, D., Fan, Y. K. & Oyama, P., Aug 1 2013, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 75, 4, p. 950-963 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Introduction: Solidarity as a key concept in family and generational research

Silverstein, M. D. & Giarrusso, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Unknown Journal. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

Stepfamilies in later life

Van Der Pas, S., Van Tilburg, T. G. & Silverstein, M., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 75, 5, p. 1065-1069 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Testing evolutionary theories of discriminative grandparental investment

Kaptijn, R., Thomese, F., Liefbroer, A. C. & Silverstein, M., May 2013, In : Journal of Biosocial Science. 45, 3, p. 289-310 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations