Conference on Aging and Health Research: Highlighting the HRS and AHEAD

05/01/97

May 28-29, 1997
Population Studies Center
University of Pennsylvania


Sponsored by The University of Pennsylvania Population Aging Research Center and the Polisher Research Institute of the Philadelphia Geriatric Center

May 28, Wednesday
     5-6:30:   Accessing and Extracting HRS/AHEAD data:
               David Howell, ISR/Michigan
     6:30 pm:  Dinner

May 29, Thursday
     9:00 am:  Health Events and Health Outcomes in the HRS and AHEAD
               Early Life Events and Aging: Irma T. Elo, University of
               Pennsylvania
               Mental Health and Aging: Powell Lawton, the Polisher
               Research Institute of the Philadelphia Geriatric Center
               The Effects of SES on Health: Allen Glicksman, the
               Polisher Research Institute of the Philadelphia Geriatric Center

     1:00 pm:  Economic Events and Economic Outcomes in the HRS and
               AHEAD
               Pensions and Social Security Wealth: Olivia Mitchell,
               University of Pennsylvania
               Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap and the Life Expectancy of
               the Elderly: Morris Davis, University of Pennsylvania

     3:00 pm:  Roundtable Session
               Race Differences and CES-D Scores in the HRS: Winnifred
               Brown-Glaude, the Polisher Research Institute of the
               Philadelphia Geriatric Center
               Gaps in Retiree Well-being in the HRS: Jim Moore,
               University of Pennsylvania
               Intrafamily Transfers in the AHEAD: John Phillips,
               Syracuse University/University of Pennsylvania

For further information, please contact Irma Elo (Phone: 215/898-9162) (Email: popelo@pop.upenn.edu). If you would like to attend this conference, please RSVP by April 30, 1997 to Helen Neff (Phone: 215/898-7843) (Email: hneff@pop.upenn.edu).

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