Session 211:
Aging and Health in Developing Countries

Saturday, May 3
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Salons H-I
4th Floor

Discussant: Mary McEniry, University of Michigan
Chair: Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham, Emory University

  1. Prevalence and Correlates of Disability in Older Ugandans: Evidence from a National Household SurveyStephen Ojiambo Wandera, Makerere University; Isabella Aboderin, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); James Ntozi, Makerere University; Betty Kwagala, Makerere University

  2. Do Family and Social Network Make a Difference in Health among Older Persons? Evidence from Rural Uttar Pradesh, IndiaLucky Singh, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

  3. Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE): Food Insecurity in Relation to Physical, Cognitive, and Emotional Challenges among Older AdultsHeather McClure, University of Oregon; James J. Snodgrass, University of Oregon; Nirmala Naidoo, World Health Organization (WHO)

  4. Cross-Cohorts Changes in Physical and Cognitive Functions of Oldest-Old Aged 80-105 in ChinaYi Zeng, Duke University and Peking University; Qiushi Feng, National University of Singapore; Qihua Tan, University of Southern Denmark; Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Max Planck Odense Center

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