Session 26:
Health and Disability in Later Life

Thursday, May 1
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Boylston
1st Floor

Chair: Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Zoya Gubernskaya, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

  1. Trends of Disability under Different Measurement Schemes in the Chinese Elderly Population, 2002 to 2008Qiushi Feng, National University of Singapore; Yi Zeng, Duke University and Peking University

  2. Longer Lives, Sicker Lives? Increased Longevity and Extended Disability among Mexican-Origin EldersJacqueline L. Angel, University of Texas at Austin; Ronald Angel, University of Texas at Austin; Terrence D. Hill, Florida State University

  3. Foundations of ADL Trajectories of Older AmericansLinda G. Martin, RAND Corporation; Jinkook Lee, RAND Corporation

  4. Examining a Trend over Three Decades in Late-Life Disability Prevalence in the U.S.Vicki A. Freedman, University of Michigan; Douglas A. Wolf, Syracuse University; Brenda Spillman, Urban Institute

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