Affiliation: Rutgers University
- End-of-life planning in a family context: does relationship quality affect whether (and with whom) older adults plan?Deborah Carr
Department of Sociology, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:586-92. 2013..e., living will and durable power of attorney for health care [DPAHC] appointments) and end-of-life discussions...
- "I don't want to die like that ...": the impact of significant others' death quality on advance care planningDeborah Carr
Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, 116 Paterson St New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Gerontologist 52:770-81. 2012..I also identify specific aspects of others' deaths that respondents say triggered their own planning...
- The social stratification of older adults' preparations for end-of-life health careDeborah Carr
Rutgers University, Department of Sociology and Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
J Health Soc Behav 53:297-312. 2012..The results suggest that economically advantaged persons engage in end-of-life planning as a two-pronged strategy entailing financial and health-related preparations. Implications for health policy, practice, and theory are discussed...
- End-of-life health care planning among young-old adults: an assessment of psychosocial influencesDeborah Carr
Department of Sociology and Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S135-41. 2007....
- Racial and ethnic differences in advance care planning: identifying subgroup patterns and obstaclesDeborah Carr
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
J Aging Health 24:923-47. 2012....
- Racial differences in end-of-life planning: why don't Blacks and Latinos prepare for the inevitable?Deborah Carr
Department of Sociology, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
Omega (Westport) 63:1-20. 2011..Ethnic disparities are starkest for living will and DPAHC use, and less pronounced for discussions. Implications for policy and practice are discussed...
- Health care proxies: whom do young old adults choose and why?Deborah Carr
Rutgers University, USA
J Health Soc Behav 48:180-94. 2007..Unmarried, childless persons show considerable heterogeneity in their choices. We discuss implications of these findings for health care policy and practice...
- Age at first birth and fathers' subsequent health: evidence from sibling and twin modelsTetyana Pudrovska
Department of Sociology, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53703, USA
Am J Mens Health 3:104-15. 2009..Whereas most research linking birth timing to specific diseases focuses narrowly on biological mechanisms among mothers, this study demonstrates the importance of reproductive decisions for men's health and well-being...
- The psychological consequences of weight change trajectories: evidence from quantitative and qualitative dataDeborah Carr
Department of Sociology and Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, United States
Econ Hum Biol 10:419-30. 2012..We discuss implications for stigma theory, and the ways that stigma exits and entries affect psychological well-being...