Prof.dr. M.I. Broese van Groenou

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+31 20 59 86898
faculteit der sociale wetensch ( afdeling sociologie )

Present: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday


  • Informal care, in particular the caregiving of spouse and children to dependent older persons
  • Mixed care networks: how informal and formal helpers cooperate
  • Social participation of older adults
  • The personal network of older people, in relation to declining health
  • Social dimension of frailty


  • Participation in the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam, an ongoing research program on physical, emotional, cognitive and social functioning of older people (VU, VUMC):
  • Care networks of frail older adults, grant provided by the National Program on Elderly Care (ZonMw);
  • Balancing employment and informal care, grant provided by the Netherlands Program for Health Research and Development (ZonMw), in cooperation with the Netherlands Institute for Social Research and Movisie.

Educational programmes

- Bachelor: Social Capital and Networks
- Master Sociologie: Arbeid, burgerschap en participatie




Publications (Source: METIS VU)

Ancillary activities

No ancillary activities
Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam 27 januari 2017