In the most recent installment of Innovate’s series highlighting research publications from faculty members at BCSSW, we focus on a pilot study that delves into the possibilities for developing individually-tailored programs to better serve the inactive older adults that need them.
Since its founding in 2005 with a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Boston College’s Center on Aging & Work has provided a strong, informed voice advocating for our nation’s aging workforce. Learn more about the Center in this Q&A with co-director Jacquelyn James.
BCSSW was well represented at this year’s SSWR Annual Meeting in Washington: 15 faculty members and 13 PhD candidates presented papers and posters or moderated at 38 different sessions over the course of the weekend, while covering a wide range of topics.
In this first installment of Innovate’s series highlighting research publications from faculty members at the Boston College School of Social Work, we discuss The Meaning and Measurement of Productive Engagement in Later Life, from Professor Christina Matz-Costa and colleagues. The paper was first published in Social Indicators Research.