Dawn C. Carr

Exploring ways to facilitate healthy and active aging

Presentations

Below is a list of select recent presentations. If you’d like to see a copy of the slides used in these presentations, click on the highlighted link if one is provided, or contact me directly for more information.

  • Applebaum, R., Teasdale, T. A., Kunkel, S. R., Carr, D.C. (2016). “Research is from Mars, education is from Venus, and practice in gerontology doesn’t even have a planet: Why this matters.” A workshop presentation at the annual meeting at the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Long Beach, CA.
  • Ewen, H. H., Manning, L. K., Carr, D. C., & Chahal, J. K. (2016). “This is what it means to be a gerontologist: Results from the GELS.” A poster presentation at the annual meeting at the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Long Beach, CA.
  • Carr, D.C., Sims, T., & Reed, A. (2016). “Technology as a pathway to social connectedness among our oldest Americans: How can service learning play a role? A poster presentation at the annual meeting at the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Long Beach, CA.
  • Carr, D.C. & Rowe, J. (2015). “Becoming A Consistent Volunteer Is Associated With Reduced Development Of Frailty.” A poster presentation at the annual meeting at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL.
  • Carr, D.C., Castora-Binkley, M., Kail, B.L., Wills, R.J., & Carstensen, L. (2015). “How Pre-Retirement Job Characteristics Relate to Post-Retirement Cognitive Functioning.” A paper presentation at the annual meeting at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL.
  • Kail, B. L. & Carr, D.C. (2015). “Multiple Chronic Conditions and Productive Aging: The Buffering Role of Work and Volunteering on Functional Health.” A paper presentation at the annual meeting at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL.
  • Calvo, R., Carr, D.C., & Matz Costa, C. (2015). “Another paradox? The life satisfaction of older Hispanic immigrants in the United States.” A paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.
  • Kaskie, B., Ewen, H.H., & Carr, D.C., (2014). “The gerontological imagination: We have reached a critical mass.” A poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C.
  • Jason, K., Carr, D.C., Washington, T.R., Hilliard, T., & Mingo, C.A. (2014). “Multiple chronic conditions and working in later life: Is resilience a potential mediator?” A paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C.
  • Manning, L.K., Carr, D.C., & Kail, B. L. (2014). “Resilience as a buffer to the deleterious impact of chronic illness on disability in later life. A poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C.
  • Carr, D.C., Willis, R.J., & Carstensen, L.L. (2014). “What factors facilitate cognitive performance maintenance following retirement?” A poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C.
  • Beals, M., Carr, D.C., Deevy, M. J., & Carstensen, L.L. (2014). “Impact of survey context and age on self-reported rates of fraud victimization.” A paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C.
  • Carr, D. C., & Rowe, J. W. (2013). “Impact Of Intensity And Duration Of Engagement In Work And Volunteering On Health.” A poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.
  • Dassel, K. & Carr, D. C. (2013). “Spousal Caregiving and Associated Health Outcomes: Findings from the Health and Retirement Study.” A poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.
  • Carr, D. C.& Marshall, V. (2012). “A Typology of the Third Age: Inspiring Theoretical Development for Examining a New Phase of Life.” A presentation for a symposium titled: “New Frontiers in Social Gerontology: Exploring Gerontological Theory Within and Across Disciplines” at the annual meeting of Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.
  • Carr, D. C. & Kail, B. L. (2012). “Returning to Work After Retirement: The Influence of Unpaid Productive Activities.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.
  •  Carr, D. C. & Manning, L. (2012). “Research, Education, and Practice: A Postdoctoral Approach”. A presentation for a symposium titled: “Research, Education, and Practice: Really?” at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.
  • Cagle, J. G., Smith, A. K., Carr, D. C., & Covinsky, K. E.  (2012). “Caregiving at the End of Life: A National Perspective” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.
  •  Ewen, H. H., Bergman, E. J., Hahn, S J. & Carr, D.C., (2012). “Pushing the boundaries of knowledge: Dissertation topics of Gerontology doctoral students.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.
  • Carr, D. C. & Kail, B. (2011). “Transitioning to part-time employment in later life: Findings from the Health and Retirement Study.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA.
  • Yamashita, T., Carr, D. C., & Brown, J. S. (2011). “Implementation of State-Based Silver Alert Programs: The Case of North Carolina.”  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Gerontological Society, Raleigh, NC.
  • Yamashita, T., Carr, D.C., & Brown, S. (2011). “Tracking North Carolina’s Silver Alert Program using Spatio-temporal Data Visualization Technique.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA.
  • Ewen, H.H., Carr, D.C., & Reynolds, C. (2011). “Career Trajectories and Aspirations of Advanced Gerontology Doctoral Students.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA.
  • Carr, D. C. (2011). “Theorizing the Third Age.” Paper presented in the presidential symposium for the annual meeting of the Southern Gerontological Society, Raleigh, NC.
  • Rivera, M., Carr, D.C., & Ewen, H. H. (2011). “Advancing and defining the field of gerontology: Impact of gerontology doctoral student research.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Carr, D. C., Brown, J.S., & Lynch, S. (2010). “Inequality in the third age.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.
  • Ewen, H.H. & Carr, D.C. (2010). “Examining a new generation of gerontologists: Impact of Gerontology Doctoral Student Publications” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.
  • Carr, D. C. & Brown, J. S. (2009). “Operationalizing and measuring the third age: Race and gender differences in third age life expectancy.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.
  • Carr, D. C. & Manning, L. K. (2009).  “Formal productive engagement in later life: The role of life phase.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.
  • Carr, D. C., Ewen, H. H., Cummins, P., Brown, P. S., & Kunkel, S. R. (2009). “What does it mean to be a gerontologist?: Reflections from faculty and students in gerontology doctoral programs.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.
  • Carr, D. C. (2008). “Introducing the “Third Age”: A “Successful” Alternative to the Tripartitioned Life Course?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD.
  • Arber, S., Carr, D. C., Chatzitheochari, S., Gilleard, C., Hendricks, J., Higgs, P., Holstein, M., Komp, K.S., Settersten, R. (2008). “Gerontology in the Era of the Third Age:  Theory, Research, and Critique.” Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD. Carr, D. C. “The Role of Demographic Change in the Emergence of the Third Age.”