NC*AGING e-newsletter #97 | a service of the UNC Institute on Aging Information Center | March, 2010
New Online CE Modules For The Non-Clinical Aging Services Workforce
The North Carolina Gerontology Consortium, in partnership with the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services, has created four free online continuing education modules on the following topics: Understanding Dementia; Making Ends Meet In Retirement; Introduction to Evidence-Based Programs; Successful Aging. Read the news release.
Dilworth-Anderson To Receive National Alzheimer's Research Award
Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD, professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Interim Director, UNC Institute on Aging, and Director of the Center for Aging and Diversity, will receive the Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Institute on Alzheimer's Disease Award on Tuesday, March 9, during the 7th Annual National Alzheimer's Gala in Washington, D.C.
IOA CPHAR Openings: Apply By March 15
The Institute on Aging Carolina Program on Health and Aging Research (CPHAR) has two openings for postdoctoral fellows, and three openings for predoctoral fellows. Postdoctoral fellows are recruited nationally. Predoctoral applications are accepted from currently enrolled UNC doctoral students.
Supported by a National Research Service Award from the NIH to the UNC Institute on Aging, CPHAR has 39 faculty mentors from public health, the social sciences, and clinical sciences, and a strong commitment to aging research focusing on diversity and minority issues, rural health, health promotion, health services, and aging workforce research. Fellows will have the opportunity to publish from their doctoral work, participate in ongoing research, and develop new projects. The application deadline is March 15, 2010.
SGS Early Registration Ends March 15
March 15, 2010 is the deadline to save $30 on registration for the Southern Gerontological Society's Annual Meeting, scheduled for April 7-11 in Richmond, VA.
View Videos From 2009 Aging Is Good Business SummitVideo presentations by Deborah Russell, Kathy Lynch and Alvero Fernandez, from the 2009 Aging Is Good Business Summit sponsored by the UNC Greensboro Gerontology Program, are linked from the Program web site. The 2010 Summit is coming up on April 14.
Town Of Cary Wins Active Aging Award
The Town of Cary has received the US EPA's Achievement Award, one of its Building Healthy Communities for Active Aging Awards. Cary received recognition for planning, preserving green space, and offering fitness and wellness for older adults. Read more...
In Memoriam: Senior Advocate Dr. Betty Wiser
Dr. Betty Hutchinson Wiser died on vacation in the Bahamas on February 18, 2010. A former representative in the North Carolina General Assembly, Betty also served as director of the Wake County Council on Aging, developed the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and served as head of the Older Adult Health Branch in the NC Health Department. At the time of her death, Betty was serving as co-chair of the Osteoporosis Prevention Task Force of NC, and Senator in the Silver Haired Congress. Read her obituary.
Census Participation Encouraged By US AoA
United States Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee asks all members of our national aging network to work with older Americans in their communities, encouraging them to fill out their Census forms. To learn how to be a partner in the 2010 Census effort, please visit http://2010.census.gov/partners/
NCTraCS Wants You To Know About ResearchMatch
NC TraCS Institute, home of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards at UNC-Chapel Hill, has joined ResearchMatch through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Consortium. "ResearchMatch has a simple goal - to bring together two groups of people who are looking for one another: people who are trying to find research studies, and researchers who are looking for people to participate in their studies." Both volunteers and UNC researchers are encouraged to join the registry.
New from NC Researchers
Haviland, Sara B.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Marshall, Victor W. (2010). New careers in the New Economy: redefining career development in a post-internal labor market industry. In: McMullin, Julie Ann; Marshall, Victor W. (Eds.) Aging and Working in the New Economy: Changing Career Structures in Small IT Firms. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 39-62.
Marshall, Victor W. (2010). The life course perspective and public policy formation: Observations on the Canadian case. In: Naegele, Gerhard (Ed.) in collaboration with Britta Bertermann. (2010). Soziale Lebenslaufpolitik. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 732-747.
Marshall, Victor W.; McMullin, Julie Ann. (2010). Work and the life course in a New Economy field. In: McMullin, Julie Ann; Marshall, Victor W. (Eds.) Aging and Working in the New Economy: Changing Career Structures in Small IT Firms. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 225-237.
Marshall, Victor W.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Haviland, Sara B. (2010). Making a life in IT: jobs and careers in small and medium-sized information technology companies. In: McMullin, Julie Ann; Marshall, Victor W. (Eds.) Aging and Working in the New Economy: Changing Career Structures in Small IT Firms. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 23-38.
McMullin, Julie Ann; Marshall, Victor W. (Eds.) (2010). Aging and Working in the New Economy: Changing Career Structures in Small IT Firms. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar
McMullin, Julie Ann; Marshall, Victor W. (2010). Introduction: Aging and working in the new economy. In: McMullin, Julie Ann; Marshall, Victor W. (Eds.) Aging and Working in the New Economy: Changing Career Structures in Small IT Firms. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 1-22.
Rich, Shayna E.; Williams, Christianna S.; Zimmerman, Sheryl. (2010). Concordance of family and staff member reports about end of life in assisted living and nursing homes. Gerontologist 50(1): 112-120.
For a list of items recently published by North Carolina faculty, see New & Notable Publications.
New from the Digital Library
These are selected new additions to the AgeLib Digital Library. The links below will open a new window displaying the AgeLib record.
Caregiving in the U.S.: A focused look at the ethnicity of those caring for someone age 50 or older / report
Engaged as we age: The end of retirement as we know it? / report
The MetLife study of working caregivers and employer health care costs: New insights and innovations for reducing health care costs for employers/ report
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Community Bulletin Board and Jobs in AgingDon't forget to check the Community Bulletin Board for other aging-related announcements for seniors, educators, students and professionals. Current listings include research studies in need of subjects. The Jobs in Aging web page lists notices we have received regarding statewide and nationally available positions.
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