Dr. Michal Laron

Dr. Michal Laron

Research Scholar, Aging Team (Family Group)

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Research scholar, Aging Team, Family Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.

Michal Laron has worked at MJB since 2012. Her primary research areas are: coping with dementia, loneliness among older adults, integrated care, and affordable housing

Michal holds a BA in sociology and communications an MA in anthropology and sociology, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as a PhD in sociology from Tel Aviv University.

She can be contacted at michalla@jdc.org or by telephone at 972-2-655-7432.

Journal Articles

Laron, M., & Mannheim, I. (2018). Reducing and coping with loneliness: A formative evaluation study of 23 interventions. Innovation in Aging2(Suppl. 1), 736.

Laron, M., Mannheim, I., Brodsky, J., Sternberg, S., Zalomonson, S., Plaeucu, D., & Shefet, D. (2018). Barriers and enablers to timely diagnosis of dementia from the patient’s perspective. Innovation in Aging, 2(suppl_1), 532.

Laron, M., Mannheim, I., Brodsky, J., Sternberg, S., Zalomonson, S., Kertesz, D. P., & Shefet, D. (2018). Barriers and enablers to timely diagnosis of dementia: Patient’s and families points of view. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, 14(7), P1642.

Lemberger, J., Rasooly, I., Sternberg, S., Brodsky, J., & Laron, M. (2017). From research to policy to implementation: The case of the israeli national strategic plan to address alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, 13(7), P1468.