14th International IONS Conference

Carolyn Aldwin, PhD

Carolyn Aldwin

Carolyn Aldwin, PhD, is a professor of the Human Development and Family Sciences department at Oregon State University. She is the author of three books including Stress, Coping, and Development, 2nd ed. (Guilford Press); Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging (Sage); and the Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging (Guilford Press); as well as over 90 journal articles and book chapters.


Presentations by Carolyn Aldwin

Friday/Saturday Breakout Sessions:

B5 Wisdom and Optimal Aging

The greatest demographic challenge facing the world in the next 50 years is the “silver tsunami”—the huge projected increase in the number of seniors worldwide. Learn how optimal aging, including physical, cognitive, psychological, and social health—along with wisdom—can be harnessed to help individuals and societies face this problem.

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