Session 97:
Comparative Perspectives on Aging and Health

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Salons H-I
4th Floor

Chair: Andrew S. London, Syracuse University
Discussant: Christine A. Mair, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  1. The Cohort Dynamics of Diabetes in the United StatesEzra Fishman, University of Pennsylvania; Andrew Stokes, University of Pennsylvania; Sam Preston, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Widowhood and Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms among Older Adults of Mexican Descent: Implications of Social Integration, Socioeconomic Resources, and Health StatusMaria A. Monserud, University of Houston; Kyriakos S. Markides, University of Texas at Galveston

  3. Long-Term Obesity and Physical Functioning in Older AmericansJennifer B. Dowd, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  4. Examining Links between Depression and Body Composition among Older Adults: Results from the World Health Organization’s Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE) Wave 1Melissa A. Liebert, University of Oregon; William Olson, University of Oregon; Heather McClure, University of Oregon; Theresa E. Gildner, University of Oregon; Nirmala Naidoo, World Health Organization (WHO)

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