Session Descriptions

To present at the Conference, please visit the Proposal Submission area. Once accepted, proposals will appear in a table below.

Completed papers may be submitted to Aging and Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal. More information may be found on the Publish Your Paper page, and please visit this page again for updates.

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Presentation Authors
Stream: Economic Perspectives on Aging
Is It an Economic Debacle? Graham, John L.
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Economic Impact of Aging Construction Workforce Choi, Dr. Sang
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Louisiana Answers for Living at Home: State Pilot Program for Aging in Place Harris, Dr. Ronald A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Place-Contingent Capacities in Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population: Conceptualizing the Needs-Capacities Relation in Non-Metropolitan America Clark, Dr. Thomas A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Collaborative Patient Care Model: Comprehensive Care Coordination for Geriatric Populations Mohanty, Alakananda
Paper Presentation Accepted
Aging and Health Conditions: A Prospective Analysis of the Socioeconomic Impact of Disability in the Portuguese Population
  1. Nogueira, Prof. Dália
  2. Reis, Prof. Elizabeth
Paper Presentation Accepted
Economic Condition and Quality of Life Assessment: A Study among the Urban and Rural Elderly of West Bengal
  1. Maity, Dr. Moumita
  2. Mukhopadhyay, Prof. Barun
Paper Presentation Accepted
Pension Reform in an Ageing Society: The Experience in Hong Kong Law, Dr Chi-kin
Paper Presentation Accepted
Japan Life in Progress—Then Came March 11: Pre- and Post-March 11, 2011, Japan Fuji, Katherine Wyllie Mansoor
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sharing the Responsibility of the Elderly: The Case of India Singhania, Deepak
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Medical Perspectives on Aging
The Hand in Hand Nature of Nutrition and Cognitive Decline: Can Achieving Optimal Nutritional Status in the Elderly Prevent the Onset of Dementia? Shepherd, Alison
Paper Presentation Accepted
Prescriptions for Aging: Hype and Hope Rubin, Dr. Steven
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Older Women and Need for Uniqueness Armstrong, Dr. Myrna L.
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Nutrition Status as a Risk Factor for Falls among Older Adults
  1. Baker-Venturini, Marilyn
  2. Sucher, Dr. Kathryn
  3. Fee, Caroline
Paper Presentation Accepted
Developing an Integrated Health Data Display for Aging in Place
  1. Gong, Dr. Yang
  2. Chandra, Arpita
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Impact of Aging and Smoking on Adult Hearing Screening: Implications for Community Health Practice
  1. Ramkissoon, Dr. Ishara
  2. Cole, Dr. Margaret
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Success of a Nursing Assistant Evidence-Based Practice Committee Within a Hospital Setting to Improve Care of Aging and Vulnerable Patients
  1. Eckardt, Dr. Patricia
  2. Gagliano, Jennifer
Paper Presentation Accepted
Engaging Interdisciplinary Team Members to Improve Pain Management in Long Term Care Homes Kaasalainen, Dr. Sharon
Paper Presentation Accepted
End of Life Palliative Care: The Consideration of Quality-Adjusted Life-Years, Costs, and Ethical Issues Yang, Dr. Y. Tony
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Specialized Services for Older Adults with Mental Illness: Impact of a Community-based Team Intervention
  1. Nour, Kareen
  2. Lavoie, Jean-Pierre
  3. Regenstreif, Alan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Traditional Chinese Gerontology Mining for Mentally Healthy Ageing in Light of Modern Medicine Cui, Prof. Liangyi
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Health and Social Problems of the Elderly in a Rural Community in North Western Nigeria
  1. Abubakar, Dr Aisha
  2. Idris, Dr SH
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Most Effective Treatment or Intervention for Treating Chinese Elderly Depression: A Literature Review
  1. Kaur, Baljit
  2. Lou, Dr. Vivian W. Q.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Later Life Outcomes of Negative Infant Health Harrati, Amal
Paper Presentation Accepted
Whose Quality of Life Is It Anyway? The Collective Health Experience and Quality of Life Battle-Fisher, Michele
Paper Presentation Accepted
Elderly and Medication: Problems and Managements Petchprapai, Dr. Nutthita
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Effects of a Nursing Intervention Applying the Chronic Care Model on Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive Older Persons Petsirasan, Rewwadee
Paper Presentation Accepted
Nutraceutical Intervention to Anemic and Undernourished Geriatric Patients
  1. Mathur, Dr Meenakshi
  2. Mathur, Sumita
Paper Presentation Accepted
Associations between Balance Confidence and Balance Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Wooton, Dr. Angela
Paper Presentation Accepted
Evaluating the Effects of Assistive Technology on Aging and Participation in Society Jutai, Prof. Jeffrey
Workshop Presentation Accepted
The Mechanism of Alzheimer’s Disease and the Regional Brain Fluid Dynamics: The Involvement of the Cardiovascular System Ismailov, Dr. Rovshan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Lung Cancer Stigma in the Context of Aging
  1. Brown, Dr. Cati
  2. Cataldo, Dr. Janine
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Model of Cognitive Decline Using Data from a Longitudinal Study of Aging: The Variable of Difficulty in Managing Money as a Function of Typical Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors Soto-Campos, Dr. Gerardo
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Effects of Progresive Resistance Training on the Strength of Individuals Older Than 80 Years of Age. Hunt, Dr. Dennis
Paper Presentation Accepted
Underserved African Americans Seniors: Are They Taking the Most Current or Advanced Medication Regimens?
  1. Orum-Alexander, Dr. Gail
  2. Bazargan, Dr. Mohsen
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Study on Common Noncommunicable Diseases and Physical Inadequacies among Elderly in Sri Lanka: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study in a Rural Area Kariyawasam, Rukmal
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Inhibition of Return Is Not More Deficient in Older Adults with Schizophrenia
  1. Wu, Dr. Caili
  2. Dagg, Dr. Paul
  3. Ward, Dr. Carol
  4. Crawford, Maxine
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Feasibility of Home-based Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling for an Older Adult with a Spinal Cord Injury Dolbow, Dr. David
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Social Policy and Educational Perspectives on Aging
Creating Stimulating Eduational Experiences: The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Opportunity Derelian, Dr. Doris
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Symbolic Interactionism Perspective and Ageing: Ageism Lane, Dr. Charlene
Paper Presentation Accepted
Determinants of Cancer Screening Practices of Women over Age 55: What are the Perceived Barriers and Benefits of Breast Cancer Screening in Older Women? Johnson, Dr. Peggy
Paper Presentation Accepted
Service-Learning as Strategy in the Study of Aging and Environment: Developing Generations of Socially Responsible Designers Bates, Lisa M.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Understanding and Meeting the Needs of the Older Population: A Global Challenge
  1. Bergman, Dr. Howard
  2. Karunananthan, Sathya
Paper Presentation Accepted
Successful Ageing in Long-Term Care: A Framework for Comparison between East and West Chen, Dr. Henglien Lisa
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Aging and the Stonewall Generation
  1. Feldman, Marshall
  2. Skinta, Dr. Matthew
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Comparative Overview of National Policies in Support of Family Caregivers of Terminally Ill Patients: Canada, the UK and Australia
  1. Funk, Dr. Laura
  2. Stajduhar, Dr. Kelli
  3. Payne, Dr. Sheila
Paper Presentation Accepted
Lifelong Learning for Active Aging: A Case Study of a Public Continuing Education Program for Older Adults
  1. Narushima, Dr. Miya
  2. Liu, Dr Jian
  3. Diestelkamp, Naomi
Paper Presentation Accepted
Self Neglect: Challenges for Professional Practice
  1. Braye, Prof. Suzy
  2. Preston-Shoot, Prof. Michael
  3. Orr, Dr. David
Paper Presentation Accepted
Coping and Consumption: The Construction of Familial and Individual Identities across a Range of Living Standards of Mid- to Late-Life New Zealanders
  1. Mansvelt, Dr. Juliana
  2. Stephens, Dr. Christine
  3. Breheny, Dr. Mary
Paper Presentation Accepted
Building Student Leadership through Improved Communication Systems Wilding, Melody
Paper Presentation Accepted
Working with Community Nurses in Rural Indonesia to Improve Health and Wellbeing of the Aged: An Action Research Study Kadar, Kusrini Semarwati
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Assessing the Impact of Urban Form on Older Adults’ Social Activity Madani, Mehran
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Home: A Socio-Spatial Identity Tool for Empowerment, Validation, and Expression Felsenthal, Dr. Kim
Paper Presentation Accepted
User Centered Design Evaluation of the Grocery Store Environment: A Study Based on an Aging Population’s Perception of the Person-environment Fit Steenblock, Shelley
Paper Presentation Accepted
Bridging Generations: Intergenerational Facility Norouzi, Neda
Paper Presentation Accepted
Thinking through Life...to the End: A Series on Life and Death's Important Conversations Malloy, Stuart
Paper Presentation Accepted
Accessible Mass Transit for an Aging Population? An Affordance-based Approach
  1. Luka, Dr. Nik
  2. Velez, Giovanni
Paper Presentation Accepted
Aging and Universal Public Transport Design Siu, Prof. Kin Wai Michael
Paper Presentation Accepted
Policy Recommendation for Nursing Education to Prevent Medication Errors in Nursing Homes Tenhunen, Dr. Monica
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Why Doesn’t the United States Have a Long-term Care Social Insurance Program? Missed Opportunities and What They Mean for the Future of Long-term Care Policy Saldin, Robert P.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Putting People First Policy of England: Are Social Workers a Barrier or Support to Successful Implementation? Hollingdale, Mr Paul
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Interprofessional Education in the Residential Aged Care Setting: A Case Study Approach Marles, Kirsty
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Lifelong Learning for Active Aging: E+Com 45, an European Experience
  1. Jesus, Dr. Delgado
  2. Vera, Dra. Teresa
  3. Romo, Dra. Carmen
  4. Montijano Cabrera, Dr. Maria del Pilar
  5. Josefa, Dr. García Mestanza
  6. Laura, Dr. López Romero
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Institutional Heteronormativity: The Effects of Exclusionary Practices for Older Lesbians
  1. McDonald, Dr. Carol
  2. McIntyre, Dr. Marjorie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Learning across the Generations: An Information and Communication Technologies-based, Anti-bias Workshop
  1. Leitner, Kriemhild
  2. Stitzel, Andrea
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Stream: Sociological and Demographic Perspectives on Aging
Bringing the Dead to Life: Telling Stories, Constructing Legacies and Re-Membering in Grief Counseling Hedtke, Dr. Lorraine
Workshop Presentation Accepted
The Emergence of Precariousness: An Ethnography of Older Adults Living Alone in a Northern American City Portacolone, Elena
Paper Presentation Accepted
Resistance and Reconstruction: Older Women Talk about Childhood Sexual Abuse Kostecki, Dr. Tina
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Finally Time for Me! Early Boomer Women's Anticipation of Retirement and Volunteerism Seaman, Dr. Patricia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Always Already Old, Always Already Obsolete: Aging the Perfect Mobile Subject
  1. Sawchuk, Kimberly
  2. Crow, Dr. Barbara
Paper Presentation Accepted
Leisure and Older People: A Concept Analysis
  1. Heung, Rose S.M.
  2. Yuen Loke, Prof. Alice J.T.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Reaching Out Beyond Economic Odds: Health Promotion for Aging Adults in Guatemala
  1. Grauman, Jan Andre
  2. Neander, Wendy
  3. Morales Marroquin, Gilma
  4. Cheguen Cervantes, Gloria
  5. Sanchez Salguero, Sandra
Paper Presentation Accepted
Interactions with and through Mobile Phone among the Elderly: First Results of a Qualitative Research in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Fernandez-Ardevol, Dr. Mireia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Rural Family Carers' Experiences of the Nursing Home Placement of an Older Relative Ryan, Dr. Assumpta
Paper Presentation Accepted
Aging, Place and Vulnerability: A Geography of Risk for Older People
  1. Travaglia, Joanne
  2. Robertson, Hamish
  3. Nicholas, Nick
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Perceived Barriers to Participate in Domestic Group Travel of Seniors
  1. Yen, Dr. Tsu-Hong
  2. Lee, Dr. Ching-Sung
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Six States of Participation in Physical Activity among Older Chinese Australians Koo, Dr. Fung Kuen
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Domestic Food-Safety and the Older Consumer: A Segmentation Analysis
  1. Kendall, Helen
  2. Kuznesof, Dr. Sharron
  3. Brennan, Dr. Mary
Paper Presentation Accepted
Health Care Needs and Services of Re-Entering Older Citizens: Implications for Public Policy
  1. Moore, Dr. Margaret
  2. McDonald, Dr. Jessyna
Paper Presentation Accepted
Life – Course Inequalities in Later Life Depression: An Empirical Investigation of the Materialist, Psychosocial and Behavioural Hypotheses
  1. Ploubidis, George
  2. Grundy, Emily
  3. DeStavola, Bianca
Paper Presentation Accepted
Knowledge about Self Health Care among Senior Citizens Attending Bangladesh Association for the Aged and Institute of Geriatric Medicine, Dhaka Karim, Dr. Mohammad Rezaul
Paper Presentation Accepted
‘This Is Your Life You Have to Live with the Memories’: Older UK Migrant Women’s Reflections on Living with the Past Wray, Dr. Sharon
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Study of South Korea's Suicide Problem and Alternatives: The Elderly Population's Social Isolation Kyonne, Prof. Jinman
Paper Presentation Accepted
Design Adaptation and Invention for the Elderly: Unexpected Influences and Approaches Beardslee, Deborah
Paper Presentation Accepted
Family, Gender and the Politics of Aging: A Life Course Perspective on Rural Women in the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Gade, Jagadeesh
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Developing a Measure of Living Standards for Older People using Sen’s Capability Framework
  1. Breheny, Dr. Mary
  2. Stephens, Dr. Christine
  3. Mansvelt, Dr. Juliana
Paper Presentation Accepted
Economic Living Standards for Older People: A Capabilities Approach to Understanding Inequalities
  1. Stephens, Dr. Christine
  2. Breheny, Dr. Mary
  3. Mansvelt, Dr. Juliana
Paper Presentation Accepted
The HeatSafe Preliminary Study: Perceptions of Heat-Wave Events in Australian Residents Aged 75+
  1. Wilson, Dr. Leigh
  2. Black, Prof. Deborah
  3. Veitch, Prof. Craig
Paper Presentation Accepted
An Innovative End of Life Care Protocol for People with Dementia: Providing Meaningful Activities to Enhance Aged Care Practice
  1. Johnson, Dr Amanda
  2. Chang, Prof Esther
  3. Nicholls, Dr Daniel
  4. Edenborough, Dr Michel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Regional Demography: Fertility Transition, Work, Marriage and Migration in India Das, Dr Bhaswati
Paper Presentation Accepted
Elderly in Residential Care Institutions: Consequences of Exclusion for Old Age Poverty Research
  1. Peeters, Hans
  2. Verpoorten, Rika
  3. Debels, Annelies
Paper Presentation Accepted
Aging in Place behind Bars: Nevada’s True Grit Program as a Healthy Approach for Elderly Inmates
  1. Kopera-Frye, Dr. Karen
  2. Harrison, Dr. Mary Taylor
  3. McMullen, Tara
  4. Peak, Dr. Kenneth
  5. Iribarne, Josette
  6. Dampsey, Liz
  7. Harrison, Dr. William
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Impact of Aging on Information and Communication Technologies: Mediated Information Access
  1. Bonnici, Dr. Laurie
  2. Wells, Muriel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Forecasting Longevity Improvements in India Dhillon, Preeti
Paper Presentation Accepted
Active, Productive and Healthy Aging in Germany and the United States: Some Insights and Critical Remarks from a Comparative Perspective
  1. van Dyk, Dr. Silke
  2. Turner, Maren
Paper Presentation Accepted
Technology and Trust: Older People’s Perspectives of a Home Monitoring System
  1. Lie, Dr. Mabel
  2. Brittain, Dr. Katie
  3. Lindsay, Stephen
  4. Olivier, Prof. Patrick
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Bridging Aging and Child Welfare: The Case of Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren Landsman, Prof. Miriam
Paper Presentation Accepted
Living Arrangements in Health Care Seeking Among Elderly in India: Some new Insights Barik, Debasis
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Myth of Agelessness: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Agelessness in North American Anti-aging Skin Care Advertisements Ellison, Kirsten
Paper Presentation Accepted
Cultural Understanding of Health and Adjustment to Cardiovascular Disease among the Greek Elderly
  1. Avgoulas, Dr. Maria-Irini
  2. Fanany, Dr. Rebecca
Paper Presentation Accepted
Chronic Illness: A Second Job?
  1. Yen, Laurann
  2. McRae, Dr Ian
  3. Mathews, Dr Paul
  4. Jowsey, Tanisha
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Change Pattern of Leisure Participation and Life Satisfaction in Later Life Lu, Dr. Pau-Ching
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Health Needs of Older Women: An Indian Perspective Vibha, Prof
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Global Study of Widowed Persons' Gendered Perspectives on Suicide and Euthanasia: Evidence from 1981 to 2008 Ngwenya, Dr. Elkana
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Personalised and Personable: The Role of Digital Technology in Supporting Older People to Stay at Home for Longer
  1. Abbott, Angela
  2. Richardson, Ranald
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Model of Healthy Aging in Community Dwelling Older Adults Thiamwong, Dr. Ladda
Paper Presentation Accepted
Toward Healthy Aging through Empowerment for Self-care during the Climacteric Stage
  1. Doubova, Dr. Svetlana V.
  2. Infante, DSc. Claudia
  3. Martínez-Vega, Dr. Ingrid Patricia
  4. Pérez-Cuevas, Dr. Ricardo
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Effect of Poverty, Old Age, and Mortality Oluyemo, Dr Catherine Ajoke
Paper Presentation Accepted
Rethinking Best Practice: Developing Culturally Relevant, Regional Ontologies to Improve Efficacy of Caregiver Support Programs Wright, Dr. Christine
Paper Presentation Accepted
Universal Design in an Ageing Society: A Case Study of Japan Zhang, Prof. Rong
Paper Presentation Accepted
Tackling Ageing Continence through Theory, Tools and Technology (TACT3) Bichard, Jo-Anne
Paper Presentation Accepted
New Storytelling for Elder Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals and Transgender People in Contemporary Media: Invisibility, Intimacy and Citizenship Pullen, Dr. Christopher
Paper Presentation Accepted
Understanding Neighbourhood Livability for Older Urban Australians Vine, Dr. Desley
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Formerly Unpaid Work Turns into Paid Work: Public Subsidies for Family Caregivers of Frail Elderly in Turkey Con, Gulcin
Paper Presentation Accepted
Place, Space, and the Lived Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Older Adults in San Francisco Yeh, Jarmin Christine
Paper Presentation Accepted
Lifting the Lid on Ageing and Wellbeing: Concept Analysis on Belonging
  1. Abrahamson, Iona
  2. Luxford, Dr. Yoni
Paper Presentation Accepted
Aging and Entertainment in Brazil: A Marketing Failure? Alves Neta, Zeneida
Paper Presentation Accepted
Protocol for a Paper Tapestry: Using Reminiscence to Create an Intergenerational Textual and Visual Record of Youth
  1. Goopy, Dr. Suzanne E.
  2. Venturato, Dr. Lorraine
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Doing Research on the Aging Lifecourse: Data Resources that Facilitate the Study of the Aging in a Complex Society McNally, Dr. James
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Age Management in the Health Care Sector Stitzel, Andrea
Paper Presentation Accepted
Accessibility for All: The Americans with Disabilities Act’s Impact on Venue Access and Event Day Experience for Older Adults
  1. Mahoney, Dr. Michael
  2. McMillen, Dr. John
Paper Presentation Accepted