Dr. Dawn Carr featured on the Retirement Wisdom Podcast – Is Working Into Retirement Good for Your Brain?

We all want to stay sharp. Cognitive functioning is a key part of healthy aging. But is working longer helpful or harmful to your brain health? Well, it depends. In this episode of our retirement podcast, Dawn Carr of Florida State University discusses her insights from new research on the impact of working into retirement […]

From Expertise to Impact: Partnering With State and Federal Stakeholders to Change the Lives of Older Adults

Dr. Kunkel’s talk focused on the important role that aging experts can play in shaping the well-being of older adults. She described critical problems facing older people, and policy, program, and clinical practice solutions that can lead to improved quality of life. This presentation included examples of applied research studies that Dr. Kunkel’s team conducted […]

Directors of FSU’s Claude Pepper Center and Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy present to RCCN

Dawn Carr, an associate professor of sociology and the director of FSU’s Claude Pepper Center, and Miles Taylor, a professor of sociology and director of FSU’s Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, present in a webinar Considering Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Differences When Studying Resilience organized by the Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) and […]