Saturday, May 2 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Sapphire 411 B

Session 199:
Family Transitions in Later Life

Discussant: I-Fen Lin, Bowling Green State University
Chair: Anna M. Hammersmith, Bowling Green State University

  1. The Health Benefits of Marrying and Cohabiting in Later LifeJonathan Vespa, U.S. Census Bureau ; Adrianne Frech, University of Akron

  2. Illness and Disability Onset as Risk Factors for Divorce: An Exploration of Mechanisms in the Health and Retirement StudyAmelia Karraker, Iowa State University ; Kenzie Latham, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

  3. Intergenerational Support in the Context of Diverse Marriage History in Later LifeLuoman Bao, University of Maryland

  4. The Dynamics of Assortative Mating and the Survivorship of MarriagesArun S. Hendi, University of Pennsylvania

Other sessions on Marriage, Family, Households, and Unions