Session 63:
Aging and Household Structure in Developing Countries

Thursday, March 31
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Room 407
Level 4

Chair: Dudley L. Poston, Jr., Texas A&M University
Discussant: Michael Micklin, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  1. Patterns and Trends of Grandparenting in ChinaFeinian Chen, North Carolina State University

  2. Moving from Household Structure to Living Arrangement Transitions: What Do We Learn?Albert Hermalin, University of Michigan; Mary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan; Kristine R. Baker, University of Michigan; Yi-Li Chuang, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan

  3. Social Support and Quality of Life: China’s Oldest OldMin Zhou, Ohio State University

  4. Dynamics of Residential Arrangements of Older Women in MexicoBeth Soldo, University of Pennsylvania; Rania Tfaily, University of Pennsylvania

  5. Psychological Disposition and Self-Reported Health in Old Age: An Examination of the Oldest Old in ChinaZheng Wu, University of Victoria; Christoph M. Schimmele, University of Victoria

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