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SUCCESSFUL AGING: THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF A 21ST-CENTURY OBSESSION
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Reviewed By: American Ethnological Society
Saturday, December 6, 2014: 9:00 AM-10:45 AM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists
Organizers:  Sarah E Lamb (Brandeis University) and Jessica C Robbins-Ruszkowski (Wayne State University)
Chairs:  Sarah E Lamb (Brandeis University)
Discussants:  Susan R Whyte (University of Copenhagen)
9:15 AM
A Model of “Success”: Aging in a Catholic Convent
Anna I. Corwin (University of California, Los Angeles)
9:30 AM
Stratification and Heterogeneity of Successful Aging Constructs in Thailand and USA
Mark R Luborsky (Wayne State University) and Chulanee Thianthai (Chulalongkorn University)
9:45 AM
Education, English, and Embroidery: The Sociality of Aging in Poland
Jessica C Robbins-Ruszkowski (Wayne State University)
10:00 AM
Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot: Friendship in the Face of Dementia
Janelle S Taylor (University Washington)
10:15 AM
Discussant
Susan R Whyte (University of Copenhagen)
10:30 AM
Discussion