Friday, May 2 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   •   Salons H-I

Session 97:
Comparative Perspectives on Aging and Health

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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