Session 159:
Social Networks, Social Capital, and Aging

Saturday, May 5
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Union Square 1-2
Fourth Floor

Chair: Benjamin Cornwell, Cornell University
Discussant: Christopher S. Marcum, RAND Corporation

  1. Social Networks and Mental Health: Evidence from ShareSarah Gibney, University College Dublin; Mark E. McGovern, Harvard School of Public Health and University College Dublin

  2. The Configurations of Social Network Members and Social Support in Old AgeJuyeon Kim, NORC at the University of Chicago

  3. Hurricanes and the Elderly: The Role of Social Networks in Age-Related Disaster VulnerabilityMichelle M. Lueck, Colorado State University

  4. Cross-National Patterns of Social Capital Accumulation: Gender, Network Resources, and Aging in the United States, China, and TaiwanSteve McDonald, North Carolina State University; Feinian Chen, University of Maryland; Christine Mair, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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