Beyond the ‘Busy Ethic’: The Meaning and Measurement of Engagement in Later Life

Event Date: April 01, 2013 - 2 p.m.
Location: Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 125

Part of the Spring 2013 Gerontology Speaker Series

Guest lecture by
Jacquelyn B. James, PhD, Director of Research, Sloan Center on Aging & Work and Research Professor, Lynch School of Education, Boston College.

All seminars take pace in the Gerontology classroom from 1-2:15 p.m.

Department of Gerontology and the Gerontology Institute are part of the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.


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