The 2015 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture

We Don't Die Alone: The Role of Family in End-of-Life Planning and Bereavement

Photo of D. Carr

Deborah Carr, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology
and Institute for Health,
Health Care Policy and
Aging Research at Rutgers
University

 

Tuesday October 6, 2015
5:00 pm Lecture followed by Reception
Room 180 Marcum Center

Deborah Carr is Professor in the Department of Sociology and Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University.  Her research interests include aging and the life course, psychosocial influences on health over the life course, and end-of-life issues. She has published more than 100 academic journal articles and book chapters, and several books including  Worried Sick: How Stress Hurts Us and How to Bounce Back (2014, Rutgers University Press) and Spousal Bereavement in Late Life (2006, Springer Publishing). She is principal investigator on several National Institute of Aging-funded studies of  end-of-life issues, including the  New Jersey End of Life study and Wisconsin Study of Families and Loss (WISTFL). 

 This annual event is hosted by the Scripps Gerontology Center.