ASI Faculty and Student Presentations at the 2019 Gerontological Society of America Conference

The 2019 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting was held in Austin, Texas, from November 13 to 17, 2019, with the theme, “Strength in Age—Harnessing the Power of Networks.”

The following was the Schedule for the ASI Faculty and Student Presentations.

Wednesday, November 13

Authors: Blakelee Kemp and Jennifer Karas Montez
Abstract Title: Geo-Life Course Determinants of Educational Disparities in U.S. Health
Symposium: Early-Life Influences on Later-Life Health
Time: 4:30 PM  to 6:00 PM
Location: 5B, Level 3

Thursday, November 14

Authors: Janet M. Wilmoth, Scott D. Landes, and Andrew London
Abstract Title: The Health of Male Veterans in Later Life
Symposium: Archives of Gerontlology and Geriatrics: Men’s Health and Aging
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: 4BC, Level 3

Authors: Sarah Mawhorter and Jennifer Ailshire
Abstract Title: Housing Affordability and Inter-Regional Moves Among Older Adults
Poster: Environment and Aging
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: EH – 4, Level 1

Authors: Joonsik Yoon
Abstract Title: Avoidant Filial Piety in Korean Immigrant Families: When Do We Talk About Mom and Dad?
Poster: Environment and Aging
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: EH – 4, Level 1

Authors: Claire Pendergrast, Basia Belza, Ann Bostrom and Nicole Errett
Abstract Title: Building Disaster Resilience for Older Adults Aging in Place: The Role of Community-Based Organizations
Poster: SRPP Section Student Poster Award Finalists
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: EH – 4, Level 1

Authors: Scott Landes and Dalton Stevens
Abstract Title: Comparison of age and Biological Sex Mortality Trends Between Adults With and Without Down Syndrome
Symposium: Defining Health Outcomes for Adults Aging with Disability
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: 6A, Level 3

Authors: Vern Bengtson, Merril Silverstein and Camille Endacott
Abstract Title: Spiritual and Religious Change in Later Life
Symposium: Religion, Spirituality, and Aging
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: 13B, Level 4

Friday, November 15

Authors: Janet M. Wilmoth, Scott D. Landes, and Andrew S. London
Abstract Title: Veteran Mortality Disadvantage among Rural, Suburban, and Urban Residents
Symposium: Gaps and Opportunities to Improve Access to Healthcare for Older Rural Veterans
Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Location: 18C, Level 4

Authors: Merril Silverstein
Abstract Title: Of Values and P-Values: Using Mixed Methods to Study Families and Religion in the Longitudinal Study of Generations
Symposium: Applying Mixed-Methods Approaches to the Study of Social Ties in Later Life
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: 19AB, Level 4

Authors: Kent Cheng and Janet Wilmoth
Abstract Title: Socioeconomic Determinants of Informal Caregiving in India
Poster: Family Caregiving II
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: EH – 4, Level 1

Authors: Yooumi Lee
Abstract Title: Interrelationships Among Collective Orientation, Attitudes Toward Intergenerational Support and Co-Residence
Poster: Attitudes Toward Aging
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: EH – 4, Level 1

Saturday, November 16

Authors: Ynesse Abdul – Malak and Madonna Harrington Meyer
Abstract Title: Grandparenting Children With Disabilities and Its Impact on Grandparent Health
Paper: Roles and Experiences of Grandparenting
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: 5A, Level 3 (CC)

Authors: Merril Silverstein, Dongmei Zuo
Abstract Title: 4 Pattern of Health-Related Behaviors and Resources as Predictor of Medical Care and Mortality Risk Among Older Adults
Poster: Health Risk Behaviors
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: EH – 4. Level 1

Authors: Mengting Li, Man Guo, Meredith Stensland, Merril Silverstein, and XinQi Dong
Abstract Title: Typology of Family Relationships and Elder Mistreatment in a U.S. Chinese Population
Symposium: Deconstructing the Model-Minority Myth of U.S. Asians: Determinants and Consequences of Elder Mistreatment
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 7, Level 3

Sunday, November 17

Authors: Maria Brown
Abstract Title: Early Identification of Cognitive Impairment Among Vulnerable Older Adults Living at Home
Paper: Cognitive Functioning Among Diverse Populations
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: 11A, Level 4

GSA 2019 Program Book

ASI faculty and students at GSA

Yooumi Lee
Ph.D. student Yooumi Lee
Kent Cheng
Ph.D. student Kent Cheng
Dalton Stevens
Ph.D. student Dalton Stevens
Janet Wilmoth at GSA
Director of ASI Janet Wilmoth
Maria Brown at GSA
Maria Brown granted Fellow Status at GSA 2019