Heterogeneity of Health and Environment Profiles of Older Adults Living Alone: Association with Subjective Well-being


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  • Speaker: Sojung Park, Doctoral Candidate, Developmental Psychology, University of Michigan
  • Host Department: Psychology
  • Date: 03/10/2014
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Location: 4464 East Hall

  • Description:

    Bio: Sojung Park is a 5th year doctoral student in Social Work and Developmental Psychology at the University of Michigan, studying aging and older adults. About 10 years ago, she graduated social work school at University of Chicago, then worked many years in social work in Korea. Sojung‚Äôs research interest is the examination of factors and mechanisms associated with issues of aging-in-place among older adults. For her dissertation research, she is interested in discovering ways to identify people who are aging-in-place but may be at risk for reduced of well-being, relocation and mortality. As part of the Psychosocial Aging Group, Sojung is involved in studies examining experienced well-being and health (ROBUST) and subjective well-being of the oldest old (HRS).

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