Prof. Li Jia, Jessica


Assistant Professor 

BMgt (ZJU), MA (UAlberta), PhD (HKU)
3943 7517
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Research Interests

  • Ageism and Age-Friendly Environments
  • Geron-technology
  • Intergenerational Relationship and Family Caregiving
  • Preventive Medicine and Lifestyle Intervention 


Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

Li, J., Zhou, X.C., & Wang, Q. (2022). Interventions to reduce loneliness among Chinese older adults: A network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-experimental studies. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 1-21. Doi:

Li, J., Lai, D.W.L., & Chappell, N. L. (2022). The older, the happier?: A cross-sectional study on the “paradox of aging” in China. Research on Aging, 44(1), 34-43.

Li, J., & Zhou, X.C. (2021). Internet use and Chinese older adults’ subjective wellbeing (SWB): The role of parent-child contact and closeness. Computers in Human Behaviors, 119, 106725.

Li, J., & Wang, Q. (2020). Religiosity and health among Chinese older adults: A meta-analytic review. Ageing & Society. 1-35. Doi:

Li, J., & Song, Y.J. (2019). Formal and Informal Care. In: Gu D., Dupre M. (eds) Encyclopaedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. Springer, Cham. Doi: 3-319-69892-2

Li, J., Xu, L., & Chi, I. (2018). Challenges and resilience related to aging in the United States among older Chinese immigrants. Aging and Mental Health, 22(12), 1548-1555.

Li, J., & Collins, D. (2017). Smoking environments in transition: The experiences of recent Chinese migrants to Canada. Health and Social Care in the Community, 25 (1), 65-74.

Li, J. (2015). Chinese Immigrants in Canada: profiles, challenges, and social services. In K.L. Chan. Chinese Migration and Families at Risk (pp. 141-164). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Ltd.