Spring 2019 – Conference Presentations

In April 2019, Dr. Zimmer traveled to Austin, TX for the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. He presented the poster, "The Rise and Prominence of Skip-Generation Households in Low- and Middle-Income Countries."  In May 2019, he will present the paper entitled, "Socio-Demographic Correlates of Life Expected in Degrees of Frailty" at the … Continue reading Spring 2019 – Conference Presentations

Presentation at the Aging Studies Institute, Syracuse University

On Monday, November 12th, Dr. Zimmer will present at the “Aging Families in China: Social, Demographic, and Policy Considerations” conference hosted by the Aging Studies Institute at Syracuse University. He will present on “A Dynamic Study of Disability and Life Expected in Living Arrangement States among Older Chinese Using Sixteen Years of Longitudinal Data.”

REVES@30 Poster

The team behind the Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy project presented their poster at REVES@30 in Ann Arbor Michigan on May 30, 2018 at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. Click here to access a digital copy of the poster, "To what degree do religiosity and spirituality explain healthy life expectancy gaps … Continue reading REVES@30 Poster

Presentations at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting

Dr. Zimmer recently presented the paper, "Does religious activity distinguish the mortality experiences of older Taiwanese?  An analysis using nineteen-years of follow-up data" at the 2018 PAA Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. Dr. Saito also presented the poster, "Life Expectancy and Active Life Expectancy by religious group in Kerala, India". These presentations are part of the Linking … Continue reading Presentations at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting

Presentations at IUSSP’S International Population Conference in Cape Town

Two papers were presented at the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population’s 2017 International Population Conference in Cape Town, South Africa that took place Oct. 29 – Nov. 4, 2017 as part of the Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy project. Zachary Zimmer presented the paper "Multiple measures of religiosity and health: A … Continue reading Presentations at IUSSP’S International Population Conference in Cape Town

Upcoming conference presentations at IAGG

Dr. Zimmer is organizing a session entitled “Religiosity, Health and Aging in International and Cross-Cultural Perspective” at the IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics on July 24, 2017 (4:00 - 5:30 pm). Two members of the Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy project will be presenting papers - Dr. Chi-Tsun Chiu … Continue reading Upcoming conference presentations at IAGG

Two papers to be presented at IUSSP’s International Population Conference

Two papers will be presented at the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population's 2017 International Population Conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 2017 as part of the Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy project. Zachary Zimmer will present the paper entitled, "Religious participation and health: A global comparative … Continue reading Two papers to be presented at IUSSP’s International Population Conference

Three papers presented at the 29th Annual REVES meeting in Santiago, Chile

Three papers were presented on Friday, May 19th during Session 7 (Active Life Expectancy and Religion) of the 29th REVES meeting in Santiago, Chile. Mary Beth Ofstedal gave an overview of the Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy project. Chi-Tsun Chiu presented a paper entitled “How do Multiple Dimensions of Religiosity Associate with Total and Disability-Free Life Expectancy … Continue reading Three papers presented at the 29th Annual REVES meeting in Santiago, Chile