Friday, April 12 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Meeting Room 302 (Level 3)

Session 179
Aging Alone and Well-being

Chair: Kagan Mellencamp, Bowling Green State University
Discussant: Tanya Koropeckyj-Cox, University of Florida

1. Cognitive and Psychological Health Implications of Living Alone Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults in ChinaMing Wen , University of Utah; Qiang Ren, Peking University.

2. Childlessness and Loneliness in Middle and Later LifeMargaret Penning , University of Victoria; Zheng Wu, University of Victoria.

3. Childlessness and Health Among Older Adults in 20 NationsNekehia T. Quashie , Chulalongkorn University; Bruno Arpino, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Radoslaw Antczak, SGH Warsaw School of Economics; Christine A. Mair, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

4. Kinlessness and Mortality Risk: Higher Mortality for Those Lacking Close Kin in Older AgeSarah Patterson , University of Western Ontario; Rachel Margolis, University of Western Ontario; Ashton Verdery, Pennsylvania State University.

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