Disparities at Older Ages: How Race, Gender, and Employment Histories Differentiate Health Trajectories

When

Monday April 25th, 2016, 12:00pm

Duration: 60 minutes

Monday April 25th, 2016, 12:00pm 2016-04-25 13:00:00 America/Chicago Disparities at Older Ages: How Race, Gender, and Employment Histories Differentiate Health Trajectories Presented by: Michal Engelman, PhD, Assistant Professor Department of Sociology Center for Demography and Ecology College of Letters and Science University of Wisconsin-Madison 1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

Presenter(s)

Michal Engelman, PhD
Assistant Professor Department of Sociology Center for Demography and Ecology College of Letters and Science University of Wisconsin-Madison

Where

1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

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Michal Engelman, PhD

This lecture is a part of the Monday seminar series supported by Population Health Sciences and the School of Medicine and Public Health

While health declines are common at older ages, the factors and mechanisms that shape specific patterns of health decline in later life are not well understood. One key factor that influences health across the life course is employment, a core aspect of socioeconomic status in America and one which varies widely by race and gender, particularly among older adults.

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