ASA 2022 – SALC Sessions

Section Day: Monday, August 8, 2022

As we transition back to an in-person ASA meeting, I want to welcome everyone to attend the SALC-sponsored events and sessions listed below. Please note that ASA will not provide an option for hybrid participation. I look forward to seeing you there!

SALC Council Meeting (Council members only)
7:00am to 7:45am PDT, LACC, Floor: Level 1, 153B

Paper Session #1: Cross-National Differences in Life Course Dynamics and Aging
8:00am to 9:30am PDT, LACC, Floor: Level 1, 153B
Organizer: Jennifer Ailshire (University of Southern California)
Presider: Shane Burns (University of Southern California)
Discussant: Jennifer Ailshire (University of Southern California)

  • Country-level availability and generosity of healthcare services, and ageism’s effects upon COVID-19 era missed healthcare
    (Jason Settels, Anja Leist)
  • Pre-migration exposures and health among Latin Americans living in the US: How does the country-of-origin matter?
    (Ariel Aza)
  • Sandwiched life courses Cross-national patterns and consequences on older people’s well being 
    (Marco Albertini, Noah Lewin-Epstein, Merril Silverstein, Aviad Tur-Sinai)

SALC Roundtables
10:00am to 11:30am PDT, JW Marriott, Floor: Gold Level, Gold Salon 1
Organizers: C. Andre Christie-Mizel (Vanderbilt University) & Anna Muraco (Loyola Marymount University)

Table 1: Covid and Wellbeing
Table Presider: Xi Zhu (Baylor University)

  • Age Differences in Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic: Assessing Moderating Role of Attachment to God
    (Xi Zhu)
  • Change in Social Participation and Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic among Older Adults
    (Molly Copeland, Gerald Roman Nowak III, Hui Liu)
  • Social Engagement and Social Support Among Older Women in Singapore during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    (Yaqi Yuan, ShunYuan Yeo, Kristen Schultz Lee)

Table 2: Migration and the Life Course
Table Presider: Zi (Leafia) Ye (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

  • Continuous Integration or Reversal of Fortune? U.S. Immigrants’ Economic Trajectories in Later Life
    (Zi (Leafia) Ye)
  • How Late-life Immigrants Develop Extrafamilial Support Ties: The Case of Older Chinese Immigrants
    (Xuemei Cao)
  • Gender Differences in Rates of Cognitive Decline among Older Mexicans Vary by Migration Experience
    (Alicia R Riley, Audrey Murchland, Scott Zimmerman, Jacqueline Marie Torres, Peiyi Lu, Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, M. Maria Glymour)

Table 3: Race, Ethnicity, and the Life Course
Table Presider: Rebecca L. Utz (University of Utah)

  • Black-White Differences in Offspring Intergenerational Educational Mobility and Older Parents’ Dementia Onset
    (Jenjira Yahirun, Sindhu Vasireddy, Mark D. Hayward)
  • Double Burden for Chinese Middle-to-Older Aged Adults: Evidence from CHARLS
    (Jing Ye)
  • Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health of Spouses of Cognitively Impaired Older Adults
    (Phillip A Cantu)
  • Race, Gender, and the Associations Between Resilience and Physical Health
    (Tyler Bruefach)

Table 4: Gender and the Life Course
Table Presider: Lucie Kalousova (Vanderbilt University)

  • Marital Histories and Advance Care Planning: A Gendered Life Course Analysis
    (Lucie Kalousova, Deborah Carr)
  • The Aging Workforce in the Great Recession: Age, Gender and Race/Ethnicity in Employment Transitions
    (Duygu Basaran Sahin)
  • Emotion Work and Spousal Caregiving for Older Adults with Dementia: Influences of Gender and Sexual Orientation
    (Toni Calasanti, Sadie Giles, Jing Geng)

Table 5: Education and the Life Course
Table Presider: Eun Hye Lee (Indiana University-Bloomington)

  • Grown Up or Lost in Transition? Unmet Educational Expectations and Mental Health over the Life Course
    (Eun Hye Lee, Jane D. McLeod)
  • Policy-Driven Education and Functional limitations among the People’s Republic China (PRC) Cohort
    (Chengming Han)

Table 6: Aging, Belonging, and Individual Experiences
Table Presider: Diane Kholos Wysocki (University of Nebraska at Kearney)

  • An Autoethnographic Exploration of my Mother’s Journey with Death
    (Diane Kholos Wysocki)
  • A Qualitative Comparison of Purpose and Meaning in Later Life
    (Yiqing Yang)
  • Beliefs about the Role of Religion and Medicine and Subjective Aging
    (Brenton David Kalinowski, Andrea Henderson, Elaine Howard Ecklund)
  • Me or We? Dyadic Aging, Individualization and the Tension between Autonomy and Belonging
    (Markus Klingel)

Table 7: Wellbeing and the Life Course
Table Presider: Harry Barbee (Vanderbilt University)

  • Effects of Adverse Adult Events on Older Adult’s Cognitive Functioning: Health and Retirement Study 2010-2018
    (Kimson Johnson)
  • Masculinity Ideals and Self-Rated Health in Older Men: Findings from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS)
    (Shane Burns, Patricia Drentea)
  • Promoting Healthy Aging through LGBTQ+ Affirming Care: Evidence from VUSNAPS
    (Tara A. McKay, Nathaniel Tran, Harry Barbee, Judy Min)
  • The Culture of Son Preference and Later-life Disability: A Cultural Approach to Understanding Health Inequality
    (Jie Miao)
  • The Impact of Hearing Loss on Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms in Married Couples
    (Jessica S West, Sherri L Smith, Matthew E. Dupre)

Table 8: Topics in the Life Course: Diverse Resources and Aging
Table Presider: Sunshine Marie Rote (University of Louisville)

  • How I Was Brought Up? Parental SES and Adult Work Conflict, Stress, and Satisfaction
    (Matthew Andersson, Laura Upenieks)
  • Measuring Resilience in a Diverse US Population: Findings from HRS and Add Health
    (Miles G. Taylor, Tyler Bruefach, Dawn Celeste Carr)
  • Same Networks, Different Effects? Social Networks, Personality, and Depression in Later Life
    (Sumin Lee, Chanki Yoo, Juyeon Kim)
  • A Longitudinal Study of Mexican American Caregiver Turnover and Depressive Symptoms
    (Sunshine Marie Rote, Jacqueline L. Angel, Kyriakos S. Markides)

SALC Matilda White Riley Lecture
2:00pm to 3:00pm PDT, LACC, Floor: Level 2, 309
Our recipient of the 2020 Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar Award, Ellen Idler (Emory University), will deliver the lecture.

SALC Business Meeting
3:00pm to 3:45pm PDT, LACC, Floor: Level 2, 309
(The 2021 Business Meeting Minutes, which we will vote to approve, can be found here:

Paper Session #2: Caregiving Careers in an Era of Family and Social Change
4:00pm to 5:30pm PDT, LACC, Floor: Level 2, 309
Organizer: Jacqueline Angel (University of Texas-Austin)
Presider: Miles Taylor (Florida State University)
Discussant: Sunshine Rote (University of Louisville)

  • Doing ‘pretty much everything’ for two: Gender, sexual orientation and spousal caregiving
    (Toni Calasanti, Sadie Giles)
  • Network analysis of informal and professional caregiving for community-residing older adults with dementia
    (William McConnel, Katherine Hagar, Maire de los Angeles Ortega Hernandez)
  • Reconsidering the mental health consequences of the demands of caregiving: Can there also be benefits?
    (Alex Bierman, Yeonjung Lee, Margaret Penning)
  • Reimagining respite care & caregiver support: Realizations and lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic
    (Rebecca Utz)

Professional Development and Mentoring Dessert Reception: All are welcome!
8:00pm to 10:00pm PDT, JW Marriott, Floor: Gold Level, Gold Salon

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