AAGE at #GSA15

2015banner300The annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America is just around the corner!

As always, several AAGE members will be there, November 16-22 in Orlando, Florida, presenting posters and papers on the state of the art in anthropology and gerontology.

This itinerary if for anyone who would like to see what kind of research AAGE members are involved in, whether you are a member or not!

For more information on the GSA 2015 meeting in general, click HERE

We will holding an AAGE dinner at the Garden Grove Restaurant at the Swan Hotel on Thursday, November 19 at 7pm. We have reserved a table under my name: Iveris Martinez. Please confirm your attendance so that I can give the restaurant a final number.

We will be holding the AAGE Business meeting at Saturday, November 21st from 9 to 10am in the Eagle Room of the Swan Hotel. Come learn about all the exciting changes at AAGE and share your ideas!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

8:00 AM-4:30 PM, Oceanic 4 (D), Designing Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research for Public Awareness and Action on Elder, Intergenerational, and Community Health and Justice, Pre-Conference Workshop, Chair: Tina Maschi, Fordham University

6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Atlantic Hall (D), 200. Arthritis and Cancer, Poster, BSS, The Construct of Identity among Later Life Cancer Patients S.M. Hannum; R. Rubinstein; H. Black

Thursday. November 19, 2015

8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Northern Hemisphere E2 (D), 415. Adult Protection and Elder Abuse 1, Paper, BSS, Chair: Peter Lichtenberg, p.lichtenberg@wayne.edu, Wayne State University

8:30AM Acute Triggers of Physical Elder Abuse: Qualitative Analysis of Legal Records from Highly Adjudicated Cases T. Rosen; E.M. Bloemen; V. LoFaso; N.E. Flomenbaum; S. Clark; R. Breckman; M. Lachs; K. Pillemer

Friday, November 20, 2015

10:00 AM-1:00 PM, Atlantic Hall (D), 1100. Cognition, Poster, BSS

10:00 AM The Changing Nature of Speed and Time: Exploring Generalized Slowing with Older Adults, L. Manning; M.C. Costello; S. Ratkiewicz; K. Ream; K.A. Willingham; D. Kaplan; M.B. Wolfe

10:00 AM Successes and Challenges in Longitudinal Qualitative Research with Rural Older Adults B. Jeffery; J. Bacsu; S. Johnson; N. Novik; S. Abonyi

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Atlantic Hall at the Dolphin Hotel

10:00 AM The New Role of Care Manager Toward Promoting Aging-In-Place of Elderly Experienced The Great East Japan Earthquake, Nanami Suzuki, Department of Comparative Studies, School of Humanities and Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies

3:00 PM-4:30 PM, Asia 1 (D), 1350. Lifelong Effects: Early Life Experiences Shape Adult Health and Perspectives, Paper, SRPP, Chair: Roberta Greene, rgreene@mail.utexas.edu, University of Texas-Austin

3:00PM Lifelong Effects of Hardships: Aging Experiences Among Older Former Soviet Union Immigrant Women P. Ermoshkina; K. De Medeiros; R. Rubinstein

5:00 PM-6:30 PM, Oceanic 5 (D), 1605. Practical Applications of Masculinity Theories to Understanding Aging, Health, and the Life Course, Symposium, BSS

6:00PM Practical Applications of Masculinity Theories to Understanding Aging, Health, and the Life Course S. Solimeo; T. Calasanti

6:00PM Going beyond “boys will be boys”: Moving the needle on the understanding of male gender role performance and health in later life. S. Solimeo

Saturday, November 21, 2015

8:00 AM-9:30 AM, Northern Hemisphere A2 (D), 1695. 2015 Ollie Randall Symposium: I’m Annoyed, but Satisfied: Complexities in Measuring Preferences for Everyday Care, Symposium, SRPP

“Treat Me as a Friend” A Qualitative Exploration of Care Preferences of Nursing Home Residents L.R. Bangerter; K. Van Haitsma; A.R. Heid; K. Abbott

8:00 AM-9:30 AM, Northern Hemisphere E1 (D), 1715. Chronic Disease Management, Paper, BSS, Chair: Mark Toles, mtoles@email.unc.edu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

8:00 AM Clinical Implications of Cancer Meaning among Chronically Ill Older Adults S.M. Hannum; R. Rubinstein

11:45 AM-2:45 PM, Atlantic Hall (D), 1795. Chronic Disease Management, Poster, BSS

11:45 AM Association of VA Medical Homes with Osteoporosis Detection in Male Veterans with Hip Fracture S. Solimeo; K. Mccoy; G. Rosenthal; M. Vaughan-Sarrazin

3:00 PM-4:30 PM, Europe 8 (D), 2105. Living in Community, Aging in Place, Symposium, HS

3:00 PM We are building this cliff on Rock and Roll: Exploring How Music Enthusiast Baby Boomers Create a Retirement Community, L. Manning

Sunday, November 22, 2015

10:00 AM-11:30 AM, Oceanic 5 (D), 2500. Environment and Aging, Paper, BSS, Chair: David Ekerdt, dekerdt@ku.edu, Univ of Kansas

10:00 AM Developing a Chinese CCRC: An Ethnographic Account, M.A. Perkinson; D. D. Rockemann

See you in Orlando!

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