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Dr Sigal Naim

About

Sigal Naim is a senior lecturer at the departments of Health systems management at Academic Center for Law and Science, and the department of Human services, Yezreel Academic College Sigal Israel. Sigal is also the coordinator of the Center for research and study of Aging in the University of Haifa. She finished her doctoral studies in the Department of Communication Studies in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel under the supervision of Prof. Galit Nimrod and her post-doctoral study in the Department of Communication in Ariel University, Israel, under the supervision of Prof. Azi Lev-On. Her PhD thesis topic is elders on SNS’s (mainly Facebook) – motivations, patterns of use, benefits and risks and her post-doc dealt with digital literacy in old age.


Areas of Research

New-media and SNS in old age; Digital literacy in old age; Elders’ inequality; Social exclusion/inclusion in old age; Elder abuse, and neglect including self-neglect; Aging policy; Qualitative research methods.


Courses

Gerontology
Digital medicine
Dilemmas and decision making in health system


Selected Publications

      Articles in Refereed Journals

  1. Lev-On, A., Steinfeld, N., Abu-Kishk, H., & Naim, S. P. (2020). The long-term effects of digital literacy programs for disadvantaged populations: analyzing participants’ perceptions. JICES - Journal of Information and Communication Ethics in Society, 19(1), 146-162. https://doi.org/10.1108/JICES-02-2020-0019
  2. Bar-Tur, L., Brick, Y., Jacobson, M. I., Brick-Deshen, S., Zilbershlag, Y., & Naim, S. P. (2021). Telephone-based emotional support for older-adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 33(4-5), 522-538. DOI: 10.1080/08959420.2021.1924414
  3. Bar-Tur, L., Brick, T., Jacobson, M. I., Brick-Deshen, S., Zilbershlag, Y., & Naim, S. P. (2021). Emotional support for older adults during the Covid-19 pandemic- A tele-based support program. Gerontology & Geriatrics, 47(3-4), 147-162. (Hebrew).
  4. Aartsen, M., Walsh, K., Villar, F., Lowenstein, A., Katz, R., Naim, S. P., Motel-Klingebiel, A., Wanka, A., Urbaniak, A., Hansen, T., & Vidovićová, L. (2021). Exclusion from Social Relations in Later Life and the Role of Gender: A Heuristic Model. The Journal of Gender and Research, 22(1), 16-33.
  5. Hansen, T., Petrová Kafková, M., Katz, R., Lowenstein, A., Naim, S. P., Pavlidis, G., Villar, F., Walsh, K., & Aartsen, M. Exclusion from social relations in later life: Micro and macro-level patterns and correlates in a European perspective. (2021). International Journal of Environmental Research, 18(23),
  6. Brick, Y. & Naim, S. P., (2022). Governmental policy regarding senior citizens – Selected issues. Mirrors, 64, 6-25. [Hebrew].
  7. Naim, S. P., Katz, R. & Lowenstein, A. (2022). COVID-19 effect on intergenerational relationship in old age – Comparison between Jews and Arabs. Israel [Hebrew].

    Articles or Chapters in Scientific Books|

    Band-Winterstein, T., Doron, I. & Naim, S. P.  (2018). Practice Wisdom: Professional Responses to Self-Neglect in Israel. In: Day, M. R. McCarthy G. & Fitzpatrick, J. J. (Ed.), Self-Neglect in Older Adults a Global, Evidence-Based Resource for Nurses and Other Healthcare Providers (Chapter 15, p. 193-212) New York: Springer.

    Lowenstein, A., & Naim, S. P. (2020). Coping with elder abuse in Israel: The multi-systemic model. In M. Kapur Shankardas (Ed.), International handbook of elder abuse and mistreatment (p. 335-348). Springer.

    Research reports
    Lev-On, A., Brainin, E., Abu-Kishk, H., Zilberstein, T., Steinfeld, N., & Naim, S. P. (2018). Narrowing the gap: Characterization of participants, short and long-term perceived effects of participation in LEHAVA program (To narrow the digital gap in Israeli society. Final Research Report submitted to Israel Ministry of Science, Technology & Space. Ariel University.
    Policy Brief
    Naim, S. P., Lowenstein, A. & Torres, S. (2019). Policy Brief – Civic exclusion at old age. For the RoseNet Cost Action on Elders' Exclusion.

    Encyclopedia entry
    Naim, S. P., Lowenstein, A., & Katz, R. (2019). Social Exchange Theory and its Relationship with Health and Aging. An entry for the Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging edited by Danan Gu and Mattew E. Dupre


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דוא”ל: sigaln@edu.mishpat.ac.il

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