AIR Experts to Present on Financial Security, Cognition at Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting

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Experts on aging and health policy from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present during the Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, happening November 16 – 20.

Experts on aging and health policy from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present during the Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, happening November 16 – 20.

The theme of this year’s conference is "New Lens on Aging: Changing Attitudes, Expanding Possibilities” and brings together more than 4,000 gerontologists to discuss the broader role of aging science and addresses scholarly interest on the productive engagement in later life as well as ongoing concern about ageism.                    

Sessions will be held at the New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans. AIR sessions include:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Symposium: Gender Differences in the Economic Security of Aging Households
8:30a.m.–10:00a.m. CT | Studio 10 (Marriott)

  • Unmet Long-Term Care Needs and Older Women's Financial Security

AIR Presenter: Jing Guo

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016

Symposium: Computerized Cognitive Assessment in Large-Scale Survey Research With Older Adults
2:30p.m.–4:00p.m. CT | Rhythms 3 (Sheraton)

  • Feasibility of Assessing Older Adults Via the Web and Computer Tablets

AIR Presenters: Deanna Lyter Achorn; Danielle Battle; Katelyn Cutts; Mengmeng Zhang; Susan Lapham

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2016

Paper Session: Research in Cognition Across the Life Course
8:00a.m.–9:30a.m. CT | Galerie 1 (Marriott)

  • Closer Look at Cognitive Skills of Older Adults in the U.S. According to the Survey of Adult Skills

AIR Presenter: Jaleh Soroui

More information about the conference may be found at https://www.geron.org/meetings-events/2016-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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