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Full Schedule

  • Friday, November 10, 2023
  • 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM ET
    ESPO Informal Chat: Parenthood and Academia
  • 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM ET
    Health & Wellness - Yoga & Meditation II
  • 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM ET
    GSA Diversity Mentoring and Career Development
  • 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
    Registration Open
  • 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
    Speaker Ready Room
  • 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    ESPO Lounge
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Aligning Assessments and Measures of Caregiver Neglect with Intervention Development: New Insights and Directions

    Chair: E-Shien Chang, PhD (she/her/hers) – Weill Cornell Medicine

    Co-Chair: David W. Hancock, PhD (he/him/his) – Weill Cornell Medicine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: David W. Hancock, PhD (he/him/his) – Weill Cornell Medicine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: E-Shien Chang, PhD (she/her/hers) – Weill Cornell Medicine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Tony Rosen, MD, MPH – Weill Cornell Medicine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Farida K. Ejaz, PhD, FGSA, LISW-S (she/her/hers) – Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    The Clark Tibbitts Award and Hiram J. Friedsam Award Lectures and Presentations

    Chair: Dana Bradley, Ph.D, FGSA, FAGHE (she/her/hers) – UMBC

    Award Lecturer: Edward Schneider, MD (he/him/his) – University of Southern California

    Award Lecturer: Harvey L. Sterns, PhD FGSA FAPA FAPS FAGHE (he/him/his) – The University of Akron

    Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Presidential Symposium: Framing, Bridging, and Traversing Social Determinants of Health, Disparities, and Inequities in Older Adults

    Chair: Deb Bakerjian, PhD, APRN, FGSA, FAANP, FAAN (she/her/hers) – University of California-Davis

    Discussant: Mo-kyung Sin, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN – Seattle University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Shana D. Stites, PsyD , MS, MA (they/them/theirs) – University of Pennsylvania

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Ruotong Mona Liu, PhD – Oregon Health & Science University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Fei Wang, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Tennessee Knoxville

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Michal Engelman, PhD, MHS (she/her/hers) – University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Health Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Measuring Quality in Long-Term Services and Supports Through Person-Reported Outcomes: Value of NCI Data

    Chair: Tetyana Shippee, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of Minnesota

    Co-Chair: Stephanie Giordano, DLP, MEEP (she/her/hers) – Human Services Research Institute

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Tetyana Shippee, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of Minnesota

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Stephanie Giordano, DLP, MEEP (she/her/hers) – Human Services Research Institute

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Natalie Chong, MA (she/her/hers) – The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Eric Jutkowitz, PhD – Brown University

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Influences of Cultural Values on the Indigenous Dementia Caregivers' Experience

    Chair: Steffi M. Kim, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Alaska Anchorage

    Co-Chair: Jordan P. Lewis, PhD, MSW, FGSA (he/him/his) – University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Steffi M. Kim, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Alaska Anchorage

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Mary F. Wyman, PhD (she/her/hers) – Madison VA/Univ Wisconsin

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jordan P. Lewis, PhD, MSW, FGSA (he/him/his) – University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Dementia Caregiving

    Paper Session Chair: Anju Paudel, PhD, MGS, RN – Penn State Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    The State of the Digital Divide

    Chair: Walter R. Boot, PhD (he/him/his) – Florida State University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Walter R. Boot, PhD (he/him/his) – Florida State University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Shelia R. Cotten, PhD (she/her/hers) – Clemson University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jane Chung, PhD, RN (she/her/hers) – Virginia Commonwealth University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Shenghao Zhang, PhD – Florida State University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Policy Series: Let's Connect: Linking Research to Policy in Family Caregiving

    Chair: Lauren Bangerter, PhD (she/her/hers) – Medstar Health

    Co-Chair: Michael Wittke, BSW, MPA (he/him/his) – National Alliance for Caregiving

    Discussant: Fawn Cothran, PhD RN GCNS-BC FGSA (she/her/hers) – National Alliance for Caregiving

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Ranak Trivedi, PhD (she/her/hers) – Stanford University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Beth Fields, PhD, OTR/L, BCG (she/her/hers) – University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Heidi Donovan, PhD, RN (she/her/hers) – University of Pittsburgh

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Global Aging (BSS)

    Paper Session Chair: Yura Lee, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Building Bridges, Catalyzing Research, Empowering All Ages: A Chat With NIA Senior Leadership

    Chair: Amy Kelley, MD, MSHS (she/her/hers) – National Institute on Aging, NIH

    Discussant: Amy Kelley, MD, MSHS (she/her/hers) – National Institute on Aging, NIH

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Richard Hodes, MD – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Ronald A. Kohanski, PhD (he/him/his) – National Institute on Aging

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lisbeth Nielsen, PhD – National Institute on Aging

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Basil Eldadah, MD, PhD – NIA

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jennie Larkin, PhD (she/her/hers) – National Institute on Aging

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kenneth E. Santora, PhD – NIA, NIH

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Patricia Jones, DrPH, MPH, MS, MBA – NIH, NIA

    Interdisciplinary

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    The Aging Network as a Catalyst for Community Gerontology and Applied Research

    Chair: Traci L. Wilson, DPhil (she/her/hers) – USAging

    Discussant: Emily A. Greenfield, PhD (she/her/hers) – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Traci L. Wilson, DPhil (she/her/hers) – USAging

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Beth Blair, MPP (she/her/hers) – USAging

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Robert J. Graham, PhD (he/him/his) – Miami University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Holly Dabelko-Schoeny, MSW, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – The Ohio State University

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Multidimensional and Intersectional Approaches to Accessible and Healthy Aging in Diverse Populations

    Chair: Catherine Garcia, PhD (she/they) – Syracuse University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Christina E. Miyawaki, PhD, MSW, MA, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of Houston

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Nekehia Tamara Quashie, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Rhode Island

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Sheila M. Thompson, BS (she/her/hers) – Palo Alto University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Victoria L.A Guinn, MS (she/her/hers) – Palo Alto University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Erin Ballard, M.A. (she/her/hers) – University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    A Public Health Approach to Brain Health: The HBI Road Map Series

    Chair: Shelby Roberts, MPH (she/her/hers) – Alzheimer's Association

    Co-Chair: James Appleby, BSPharm, MPH – The Gerontological Society of America

    Discussant: Diane Ty, MBA/MA (she/her/hers) – Milken Institute

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Meghan Fadel (she/her/hers) – Alzheimer's Association

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lisa McGuire, PhD, FAPA, FGSA – CDC

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kristen Clifford, MBA – Alzheimer's Association

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    A Historical-Contextual Perspective on Grandparents’ Activities With Grandchildren

    Chair: Jill Juris, PhD (she/her/hers) – Appalachian State University

    Discussant: Amy Rauer, PhD – University of Tennessee

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Sarah Flood, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Minnesota

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Abigail T. Stephan, PhD, CFLE (she/her/hers) – Clemson University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jill Juris, PhD (she/her/hers) – Appalachian State University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Christine A. Fruhauf, PhD, FGSA, FAGHE (she/her/hers) – Colorado State University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Racial Disparities in Occupational Exposures and Later-Life Health

    Chair: Amanda Sonnega, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Michigan

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Sung S. Park, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Massachusetts Boston

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Mara Sheftel, PhD (she/her/hers) – Penn State University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Stem Cells Homeostasis and Aging

    Chair: Emmanuelle Passegue, PhD (she/her/hers) – Columbia University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Emmanuelle Passegue, PhD (she/her/hers) – Columbia University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Michael Bonaguidi, PHD (he/him/his) – University of Southern California

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: David Castillo-Azofeifa, PhD (he/him/his) – Genentech, Inc.

    Biological Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Adult Protection and Elder Abuse (Papers) II

    Paper Session Chair: Jennifer Crittenden, PhD, MSW (she/her/hers) – University of Maine Center on Aging

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Cognition (BSS Papers) I

    Paper Session Chair: Hanamori F. Skoblow, MS (she/her/hers) – University of Missouri

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Social Status and Retirement Across Age and Nations

    Paper Session Chair: Linh Dang, MPH – University of Michigan

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Precarity and Work in Later Life: Experiences of Older Workers in Uncertain Times

    Chair: Cal J. Halvorsen, PhD, MSW (he/him/his) – Boston College

    Co-Chair: Christina Matz, MSW, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Boston College

    Discussant: Julie Miller, PhD, MSW (she/her/hers) – AARP

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Cal J. Halvorsen, PhD, MSW (he/him/his) – Boston College

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Christina Matz, MSW, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Boston College

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lona H. Choi-Allum, PhD (she/her/hers) – AARP

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Dawn C. Carr, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Florida State University

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Examining the Role of Age Stereotypes for Development in Context

    Chair: M. Clara P. de Paula Couto, PhD (she/her/hers) – Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    Co-Chair: Maria Wirth, PsyD (she/her/hers) – Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: M. Clara P. de Paula Couto, PhD (she/her/hers) – Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Nicole Long Ki Fung, MA (she/her/hers) – The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Anna E. Kornadt, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Luxembourg

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Maria Wirth, PsyD (she/her/hers) – Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Nora M. Degen (she/her/hers) – Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Intimate Relationships, Social Isolation, and Cognition

    Chair: Michal Engelman, PhD, MHS (she/her/hers) – University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Co-Chair: Sara Moorman, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Boston College

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Yue Qin, MA (she/her/hers) – University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Shen Shannon, PhD (she/her/hers) – Hope College

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Yan Zhang, PhD (she/her/hers) – East Carolina University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Maria Monserud, PhD – University of Houston

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Zhiyong Lin, PhD (he/him/his) – University of Texas at San Antonio

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Roots to Grow and Wings to Fly: Educating Medicine and Pharmacy Trainees on VIONE Medication Deprescribing Methodology

    Chair: Saraswathy S. Battar, MD (she/her/hers) – West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kimberly Dickerson, PharmD, BCPS – Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

    Interdisciplinary

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    GIS/GPS Methodologies to Measuring Outdoor Mobility, Environmental Context, and Healthy Aging

    Chair: Christina Roecke, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Zurich

    Co-Chair: Minxia Luo – University of Zurich

    Discussant: Jeffrey A. Kaye, MD – Oregon Health & Science University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Terry Lum, PhD – The University of Hong Kong

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Minxia Luo – University of Zurich

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Eleftheria Giannouli, PhD (she/her/hers) – ETH Zurich

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Musical Theater and Meaning Making in a Retirement Community

    Chair: James Powers, MD – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    Discussant: Robyn Stone, DrPH, MPA (she/her/hers) – LeadingAge

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH – University of North Carolina

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Justine McGovern, PhD (she/her/hers) – Lehman College

    Interdisciplinary

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Challenges of Very Late Life: Physical and Mental Health, Caregiving, and Aging Perceptions

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Oscar Ribeiro, PhD (he/him/his) – University of Aveiro

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Carla Gomes da Rocha, PhD(c) (she/her/hers) – HES-SO Valais-Wallis

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kyungmin Kim, PhD – Seoul National University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Elizabeth A. Gallagher, MS (she/her/hers) – University of Massachusetts Boston

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Intraindividual Variability Across Adulthood: Diversity, Variety, and Adherence as Key Indicators of Daily Life

    Chair: Rachel E. Koffer, PhD (she/her/hers) – Arizona State University

    Co-Chair: Soomi Lee, PhD (she/her/hers) – The Pennsylvania State University

    Discussant: Susan Charles, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of California, Irvine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Rachel E. Koffer, PhD (she/her/hers) – Arizona State University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Sangha Jeon, MA (she/her/hers) – University of California, Irvine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Fumiko Hamada, MA – University of South Florida

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Patrick Klaiber, PhD (he/him/his) – Tilburg University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Sun Ah Lee, MA (she/her/hers) – The Pennsylvania State University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Spirituality and Religiosity in Brazilian and American Older Adults, Characteristics and Nursing Care Approach

    Chair: Angelo Jose G. Bós, MD, PhD (he/him/his) – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

    Discussant: Amelia M. Gallagher, M.A., BSN - student – The University of Alabama in Huntsville

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Monica L. Beck, PhD, RN, OCN, CNE (she/her/hers) – University of Alabama in Huntsville

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Yolanda A. de Souza (she/her/hers) – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

    Interdisciplinary

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Late Breaking: Alzheimer’s Disease Including Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementias III

    Paper Session Chair: Sheila L. Molony, PhD, FGSA, FAAN (she/her/hers) – Quinnipiac University

  • 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
    Family Care Room
  • 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
    Press Office
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Mentoring Consultancies: Career Conversations in Gerontology
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Joseph T. Freeman Award and Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award Presentations and Lectures

    Chair: Kirsten Corazzini, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of New Hampshire

    Award Lecturer: Joe Verghese, MD, MS (he/him/his) – Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    Award Lecturer: Brad Manor, PhD (he/him/his) – Hebrew SeniorLife/Harvard Medical School

    Health Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Presidential Symposium: Educational Needs and Strategies across GSA: Building Bridges Within the Society

    Chair: Tina M. Newsham, PhD, FAGHE (she/her/hers) – University of North Carolina Wilmington

    Discussant: Joann M. Montepare, PhD, FGSA, FAGHE (she/her/hers) – Lasell University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Nancy Kusmaul, PhD, MSW, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of Maryland Baltimore County

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Matthew Peterson, PhD, FGSA – University of North Carolina Wilmington

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Tamar E. Shovali, PHD (she/her/hers) – Eckerd College

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: LaDora V. Thompson, PhD, PT, FAPTA, FGSA, FAGE (she/her/hers) – Boston University

    Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Sex and Gender Differences

    Paper Session Chair: Lingming Chen, MPH (she/her/hers) – University of Massachusetts Lowell

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Advances in Global Aging Research From Cross National Comparisons

    Chair: Emma Nichols, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Southern California

    Discussant: Jennifer A. Ailshire, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of Southern California

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Oshadi Jayakody, PhD (she/her/hers) – Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Natalia Gomes Goncalves, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Sao Paulo Medical School

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: David Knapp, PhD – University of Southern California

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Carlos A. Fermin-Martinez, MD (he/him/his) – School of Medicine, National Autonomous University of México (UNAM)

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Publishing on a Global Scale in Gerontology: A View From the Editors’ Desks

    Chair: Edward A. Miller, PhD, MPA, FGSA (he/him/his) – University of Massachusetts Boston

    Co-Chair: Elizabeth Simpson, MPH, MS (she/her/hers) – University of Massachusetts Boston

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Edward A. Miller, PhD, MPA, FGSA (he/him/his) – University of Massachusetts Boston

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kyungmin Kim, PhD – Seoul National University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Debra Dobbs, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of South Florida

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Julie Hicks Patrick, PhD (she/her/hers) – West Virginia University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Sandra Torres, PhD (she/her/hers) – Uppsala University

    Interdisciplinary

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Family Dynamics

    Paper Session Chair: Francesca Falzarano, PhD (she/her/hers) – Weill Cornell Medicine

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Policy Series: The Moving Forward Nursing Home Coalition: Nursing Home Reform and the Residents' Goals, Preferences, and Priorities

    Chair: Tara L. McMullen, PhD, MPH – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Co-Chair: Tetyana Shippee, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of Minnesota

    Discussant: Howard B. Degenholtz, PhD, FGSA (he/him/his) – University of Pittsburgh

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Tara L. McMullen, PhD, MPH – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Tonya J. Roberts, PhD, RN (she/her/hers) – University of Wisconsin

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, FAAN (she/her/hers) – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FIAHSI – Columbia University

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Measuring and Implementing Person-Centered Long-Term Care: Global Perspectives

    Chair: Tonya J. Roberts, PhD, RN (she/her/hers) – University of Wisconsin

    Co-Chair: Franziska Zuniga, RN, PhD, FGSA, FEANS – University of Basel

    Discussant: Michael Lepore, PhD (he/him/his) – University of Maryland School of Nursing

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Tonya J. Roberts, PhD, RN (she/her/hers) – University of Wisconsin

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Megan Davies, PhD (she/her/hers) – Medical Faculty, University of Basel

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Patrick Alexander Wachholz, Md, PhD (he/him/his) – Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jing Wang, PhD, RN, FAAN – University of New Hampshire

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Hanzhang Xu, PhD, RN (she/her/hers) – Duke University

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Building Bridges, Catalyzing Research, Empowering All Ages: NIA Session for Early-Career Researchers

    Chair: Amy Kelley, MD, MSHS (she/her/hers) – National Institute on Aging, NIH

    Discussant: Amy Kelley, MD, MSHS (she/her/hers) – National Institute on Aging, NIH

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Richard Hodes, MD – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kenneth E. Santora, PhD – NIA, NIH

    Interdisciplinary

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Who Cares? Retention Strategies for Direct Care Workers

    Chair: Robert A. Applebaum, MSW PhD – Miami University

    Co-Chair: Leah M. Janssen, PhD MGS (she/her/hers) – Scripps Gerontology Center / Miami University

    Discussant: Robert A. Applebaum, MSW PhD – Miami University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Leah M. Janssen, PhD MGS (she/her/hers) – Scripps Gerontology Center / Miami University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Isha Karmacharya, MPH (she/her/hers) – Miami University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Bailee Brekke (she/her/hers) – Miami University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Ian Matt Nelson, MGS (he/him/his) – Miami University

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Recent Advances in Assessing Age Differences in Affect Dynamics

    Chair: Maria Wirth, PsyD (she/her/hers) – Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    Discussant: Susan Charles, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of California, Irvine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Maria Wirth, PsyD (she/her/hers) – Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Shevaun D. Neupert, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – North Carolina State University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Hannah Wolfe, MS (she/her/hers) – Northeastern University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Opportunities and Challenges in Large Qualitative Datasets in Gerontological Research

    Chair: Angela K. Perone, PhD, JD, MSW, MA (she/her/hers) – University of California, Berkeley

    Co-Chair: Pamela Saunders, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Georgetown University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Angela K. Perone, PhD, JD, MSW, MA (she/her/hers) – University of California, Berkeley

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Pamela Saunders, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Georgetown University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kelly A. Melekis, PhD, MSW (she/her/hers) – University of Vermont

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jordan P. Lewis, PhD, MSW, FGSA (he/him/his) – University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus

    Interdisciplinary

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Improving Assessment, Education, and Training

    Paper Session Chair: Carissa Coleman, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Kansas

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Minority and Diverse Populations (Papers) I

    Paper Session Chair: Man Guo, PhD, FGSA – University of Iowa

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Reproductive Aging

    Chair: Yousin Suh, PhD (she/her/hers) – Columbia University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Yousin Suh, PhD (she/her/hers) – Columbia University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jennifer Garrison, PhD (she/her/hers) – Buck Institute

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Francesca E. Duncan, PhD (she/her/hers) – Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Anna Murray, BSc, PhD – University of Exeter

    Biological Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Social Determinants of Health and Aging II

    Paper Session Chair: Alexis M. Coulourides Kogan, PhD, MSG (she/her/hers) – University of Southern California

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Biological and Social Determinants of Late-Life Disability and Its Implications for Aging Workforce

    Discussant: Kate Duchowny, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Michigan

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Grace A. Noppert, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Michigan

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Yuelin He, MS (she/her/hers) – University of Michigan Institute for Social Research

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Leah Abrams, PhD, MPH – Tufts University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Stress, Racial and Economic Disparities, and Health

    Paper Session Chair: Jonathan Rush, PhD – University of Victoria

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Creating Structures for Sustainability of Evidence-Based Dementia Caregiver Programs

    Discussant: Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD, FGSA (he/him/his) – University of Minnesota

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kenneth Hepburn, PhD, FGSA (he/him/his) – Emory University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kate Gordon, MSW (she/her/hers) – Splaine Consulting

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: John V. Hobday, MS (he/him/his) – Savvy Systems, LLC

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Culturally Responsive Interventions for Older Adults: From Development to Adaptation

    Chair: Manka E. Nkimbeng, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Minnesota

    Co-Chair: Quinton D. Cotton, PhD, MSSA (he/him/his) – University of Minnesota

    Discussant: Lauren Parker, PhD, MPH – Johns Hopkins University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Manka E. Nkimbeng, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Minnesota

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Quinton D. Cotton, PhD, MSSA (he/him/his) – University of Minnesota

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Janiece L. Taylor, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN – Johns Hopkins University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    New Directions in Research on the Dynamics of Purpose in Life and Cognitive Aging

    Chair: Angelina R. Sutin, PhD – Florida State University College of Medicine

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Giyeon Kim, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Chung-Ang University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Niccole A. Nelson, PhD (she/her/hers) – Colorado State University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Gabrielle N. Pfund, PhD (she/her/hers) – Northwestern University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Angelina R. Sutin, PhD – Florida State University College of Medicine

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Preparing to Meet the Needs of Older Adults: Workforce, Training, and Education Issues

    Chair: Grace I.L Caskie, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Lehigh University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Grace I.L Caskie, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Lehigh University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Cecilia Poon, PhD, ABPP (she/her/hers) – Nebraska Medicine/ UNMC

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lisa Hollis-Sawyer, PhD (she/her/hers) – Northeastern Illinois University (Chicago)

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Rachel L. Rodriguez, PhD, MPH, ABPP (she/her/hers) – Durham VA Health Care System

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Logan Patterson, B.S. – Washington State University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    AgeTech and the Ethical Imperative

    Chair: Charlene H. Chu, RN, GNC(c), PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Toronto

    Co-Chair: Jennifer Boger, PhD, PEng (she/her/hers) – University of Waterloo

    Discussant: Andrew Sixsmith, PhD (he/him/his) – Simon Fraser University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Charlene H. Chu, RN, GNC(c), PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Toronto

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Olive Bryanton, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Prince Edward Island

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Judith Sixsmith, MSc, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Dundee

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jennifer Boger, PhD, PEng (she/her/hers) – University of Waterloo

    Interdisciplinary

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Stronger Together: Global Comparisons of the Use of Citizen Science to Create Age- and Dementia-Friendly Communities

    Chair: Annie Robitaille, PhD – University of Ottawa

    Discussant: Linda Garcia, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Ottawa

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Irene Darmadi Blackberry, BMed PhD (she/her/hers) – La Trobe University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Annie Robitaille, PhD – University of Ottawa

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Patty Doran, PhD (she/her/hers) – The University of Manchester

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Linda Garcia, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Ottawa

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Who Works Longer in Later Life? Key Variations in Working Life Expectancy in International Perspective

    Chair: Brian Beach, DPhil – University College London

    Discussant: Hugo Westerlund, PhD (he/him/his) – Stockholm University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Holendro Singh Chungkham, PhD – Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Robin S. Högnäs, PhD (she/her/hers) – Stress Research Institute

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Paola Zaninotto, PhD (she/her/hers) – UCL

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lawrence B. Sacco, PhD (he/him/his) – Stockholm University

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Implementation and Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Programs in Long-Term Care Settings

    Chair: Marie Y. Savundranayagam, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Western University

    Discussant: Kristine Williams, RN, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Kansas

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Marie Y. Savundranayagam, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Western University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lillian Hung, PhD, RN – University of British Columbia

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    The Benefits of Positive Solitude in Late Life

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Elizabeth Zambrano Garza, MA (she/her/hers) – University of British Columbia

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jennifer C. Lay, PhD – University of Exeter

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Active Engagement After Retirement

    Chair: Dannii Y. Yeung, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – City University of Hong Kong

    Co-Chair: Edwin K. H Chung, PhD (he/him/his) – City University of Hong Kong

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Edwin K. H Chung, PhD (he/him/his) – City University of Hong Kong

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Keiko Katagiri, PhD – Kobe University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Alvin Ho, MSc (he/him/his) – City University of Hong Kong

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Gloria Lin, MSocSci (she/her/hers) – City University of Hong Kong

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Long-Term Paid Care Workforce: Shortage, Burnout, Training, Turnover, What's Next?

    Chair: Ann Rhodes, PhD (she/her/hers) – Virginia Commonwealth University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Ann Rhodes, PhD (she/her/hers) – Virginia Commonwealth University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jennifer Morgan, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – Georgia State University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Kezia Scales, PhD (she/her/hers) – PHI

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Late Breaking: Climate Change and Aging I

    Paper Session Chair: Brian G. Downer, PhD – University of Texas Medical Branch

  • 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Open
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
    Presidential Symposium: Highlighting Emerging Professionals Who Build Bridges, Catalyze Research, and Empower All Ages

    Chair: Brianna Morgan, PhD, CRNP (she/her/hers) – NYU Grossman School of Medicine

    Co-Chair: Rita X. Hu, MSW (she/her/hers) – University of Michigan

    Discussant: Jacqui Smith, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of Michigan

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Cal J. Halvorsen, PhD, MSW (he/him/his) – Boston College

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lindsay Kobayashi, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Michigan School of Public Health

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jamie Justice, PhD (she/her/hers) – XPRIZE Foundation

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Glenna S. Brewster, PhD, RN, FNP-BC (she/her/hers) – Emory University

    Interdisciplinary

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
    Education, Training, and Employment I

    Paper Session Chair: Frances M. Hawes, PhD – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
    Educational Approaches to Facilitate Learning in Gerontology and Geriatrics Courses

    Paper Session Chair: Dionne Bailey, MPH (she/her/hers) – University of Minnesota

    Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
    Innovative Volunteer Programs to Support Family Caregivers and Persons Living With Dementia

    Chair: Noelle L. Fields, PhD, LCSW (she/her/hers) – The University of Texas at Arlington

    Co-Chair: Ling Xu, PhD (she/her/hers) – The University of Texas at Arlington

    Discussant: Allison Gibson, PhD, MSW (she/her/hers) – Saint Louis University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Ling Xu, PhD (she/her/hers) – The University of Texas at Arlington

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Ishan C. Williams, PhD, FGSA (she/her/hers) – University of Virginia

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD, FGSA (he/him/his) – University of Minnesota

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Jinyu Liu, PhD (she/her/hers) – Baylor University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Noelle L. Fields, PhD, LCSW (she/her/hers) – The University of Texas at Arlington

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
    Policies to Outcomes: Multilevel Considerations for the Assisted Living Workforce

    Chair: Sarah Dys, PhD, MPA (she/her/hers) – Portland State University

    Co-Chair: Cassandra L. Hua, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Massachusetts Lowell

    Discussant: Kezia Scales, PhD (she/her/hers) – PHI

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lindsey Smith, PhD, MPP (she/her/hers) – Oregon Health & Science University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Katherine A. Kennedy, MSG, PhD, LNHA (she/her/hers) – Providence VA Medical Center, Center for Innovation in Long-term Services and Supports

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Sarah Dys, PhD, MPA (she/her/hers) – Portland State University

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Cassandra L. Hua, PhD (she/her/hers) – University of Massachusetts Lowell

    Individual Symposium Abstract First Author: Lea Efird-Green, MSW, MPA (she/her/hers) – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Social Research, Policy, and Practice