Dawn Carr is a research associate at the Stanford Center on Longevity. Her expertise lies in understanding the barriers and facilitators of active engagement during later life. Before joining the center in 2012, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a researcher at Scripps Gerontology Center.
A gerontologist argues that 'ikigai' — the Japanese concept of value and self-worth — is crucial to growing old positively
Scientists are discovering that even though memory skills decline with age, the choices we make may improve
It's a shift toward care based on who the patient is and what he or she wants
This special report will include storytelling, news and information about how to plan for the end of your life in a way that meets your own goals and preferences.