Dawn C. Carr

Exploring ways to facilitate healthy and active aging

Journals

Kail, B.L. & Carr, D.C. “Successful Aging in the Context of the Disablement Process: Working and Volunteering as Moderators on the Association between Chronic Conditions and Subsequent Functional Limitations.” Forthcoming at Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences.

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Calvo, R., Carr, D.C., & Matz-Costa, C. “Another paradox? The life satisfaction of older Hispanic immigrants in the United States.” Journal of Aging and Health.

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Matz-Costa, C., Carr, D. C., McNamara, T., & James, J.B. Mechanisms underlying the health-promoting effects of productive activity in later life: Physical, cognitive, and social. Research on Aging.

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Carr, D.C., King, K., & Matz-Costa, C. PTA, Soup Kitchen, Church, or the Local Civic Club? Life Stage Indicators of Volunteer Domain. International Journal of Aging and Human Development.

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Bottigi Dassel, K., Carr, D.C., & Vitaliano, P. Does caring for a spouse with dementia accelerate cognitive decline? Findings from the Health and Retirement Study. The Gerontologist.

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Cagle, J, Carr, D.C., Seokho, H., & Zimmerman, S. Financial burden among US households affected by cancer at the end of life. Psycho-oncology.

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Beals, M., Carr, D.C., Deevy, M., & Carstensen, L. How does survey context impact self-reported fraud victimization? The Gerontologist.

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Bottiggi Dassel, K. & Carr, D. C. (2016). Does caring for a spouse with dementia accelerate frailty? Findings from the Health and Retirement Study. The Gerontologist.

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Jason, K., Carr, D. C., Washington, T., Hilliard, T., & Mingo, C. (2015). The impact of multiple chronic conditions on work force behavior in later life: Does resilience matter? The Gerontologist.

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Manning, L. K., Carr, D. C., & Kail, B. L. (2015). Do higher levels of resilience buffer the deleterious impact of chronic illness on disability in later life? The Gerontologist.

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Carr, D.C., Fried, LP, & Rowe, JW. (2015). Productivity and engagement in an aging America: The role of volunteerism.

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Zhang, T. & Carr, D. C. (2014). Does working for oneself, not others, improve older adults’ health? An investigation on the health impact of self-employment. American Journal of Entrepreneurship, 71 (1), pp 142-180.

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Yamashita, T., Carr, D. C., & Brown, S. (2014). Initial exploration of newly implemented public health policy using Geographic Information Systems: the case of a U.S. Silver Alert program. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 37 (3).

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Carr, D. C. (2014). Triumphant discoveries about late life flourishing. The Gerontologist 54, (4), 727-730.

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Bottigi Dassel, K., Ewen, H. H., Carr, D. C., Fitzgerald, K., Leach, C., & Manning, L. K. (2014). What can I do with a doctoral degree in gerontology: Expanding your options. Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 

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Bottigi Dassel, K., Ewen, H. H., Carr, D. C., Fitzgerald, K., Leach, C., & Manning, L. K. (forthcoming). What can I do with a doctoral degree in gerontology: Expanding your options. Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 

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Yamashita, T., Carr, D. C., & Brown, S. (forthcoming). Initial exploration of newly implemented public health policy using Geographic Information Systems: the case of a U.S. Silver Alert program. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration.

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Yamashita, T., Carr, D.C., Brown, J. S. (2013). Analyzing state-based silver alert programs: The case of North Carolina. North Carolina Medical Journal, 74, (2), 111-117.

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Carr, D. C. & Kail, B. (2013). “The Influence of Unpaid Work on the Transition Out of Full-Time Paid Work.”
The Gerontologist, 53 (1), 92-101.

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Petonito, G., Muschert, G. W., Carr, D. C., Kinney, J. M., Robbins, E. J., Brown, J. S., Manning, L. (2013). Returning wandering elders home: A critical look at
Safe Return, Project Lifesaver and Silver Alerts. The Gerontologist, 53 (1), 17-23.

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Ewen, H.H., Carr, D. C.,  & Reynolds, C. (2012). Tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today: Gerontology doctoral students’ career aspirations. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 33 (2), 166-182.

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Carr, D. C. & Manning, L. K. (2010). Qualitative research and the third age in the United States. Qualitative Sociology Review6 (1), 16-33.

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Carr, D. C., Muschert, G., Kinney, J., Robbins, E., Petonito, G, Manning, L., & Brown,S. (2010). Silver Alerts and the problem of missing adults with dementia. The Gerontologist, 50 (2),149-157.

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Carr, D. C. (2009). Ageing in America: The link between productivity and resources in the third age. Ageing International, 34 (3), pp. 154-171.

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Carr, D. C., Wellin, C., & Reece, H. (2009). A review of arts and aging research: Revealing an elusive but promising direction for the era of the third age.” Journal of Aging, Humanities, and the Arts, 3 (3), pp. 199-221.

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Carr, D. C. (2008). Redefining the role of older adults in society: Does the “Third Age” promote a successful alternative to the tripartitioned life course? Journal of Societal and Social Policy, 7 (1-2), pp. 37-51.

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Muschert, G. & Carr, D. C. (2007) Media salience and framing across multiple
news events: Coverage of nine school shootings 1997 to 2001. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 83 (4), pp. 747-766.

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Muschert, G., Young-Spillers, M., & Carr, D. C. (2006). “Smart” policy decisions to combat a social problem: The case of child abductions 2002-2003. Justice Policy Journal, 3 (2), pp 1-32.

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Carr, D. C. (2006). Music, socializing, performance, and the web of social ties. Activities, Adaptation, & Aging, volume 30 (3), pp. 1-24.

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Carr, D. C. (2005). Changing the culture of aging: A social capital framework for gerontology. Hallym International Journal of Aging, 7 (2), pp. 103-115.

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