American Institutes for Research Experts on Aging to Present at the Gerontological Society of America’s 68th Annual Scientific Meeting

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Experts on aging and health policy from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present at the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, being held November 18–22 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, FL.

Experts on aging and health policy from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present at the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, being held November 18–22 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, FL.

The theme of the conference is “Aging as a Lifelong Process” and brings together more than 4,000 gerontologists from around the world to discuss the potential consequences of health conditions in childhood on aging, as well as the importance of lifelong experiences and lifestyle choices on the aging process.

AIR sessions include:

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Poster Session: Lifetime Benefits and Tax Contributions of Social Security and Medicare
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST | Atlantic Hall (D)

AIR Authors: Jing Guo & Marilyn Moon

Poster Session: Residential Transitions Among Medicare Beneficiaries with Dementia and Functional Limitations
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST | Atlantic Hall (D)

AIR Author: Tandrea S. Hilliard

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Cognitive Training Research with Older Adults: Where Are We Now, and Where Do We Go From Here?
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST | Americas Seminar (D)

AIR Presenter: Marilyn Moon

Friday, November 20, 2015

Project Talent Comes of Age: The Development of a Life Course Study of Aging
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. EST | Oceanic 3 (D)

  • Project Talent Then and Now: New Data for a Study of the Life Course

AIR Presenters: Deanna L. Achorn & Susan J. Lapham

  • Later-Life Impacts of Adolescent Rearing Environments, Schools and Genetics: Do Families Matter?

AIR Presenters: Deanna L. Achorn & Susan J. Lapham

Saturday, November 21, 2015

How Public Programs Can Affect Inequality Among Older Americans
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EST | Oceanic 1 (D)

  • How Public Programs Can Affect Inequality Among Older Americans

AIR Presenter: Marilyn Moon

  • How Social Security and Medicare Affect Income Inequality Among Seniors

AIR Presenters: Marilyn Moon, Jing Guo & Ying Wang

More information about the conference may be found at https://www.geron.org/meetings-events/gsa-annual-scientific-meeting.

About AIR
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity. For more information, visit http://www.air.org.

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