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Dawn Carr

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.

Japanese notions of value and self-worth may be crucial to successful aging.

Embracing the Japanese Approach to Aging

A gerontologist argues that 'ikigai' — the Japanese concept of value and self-worth — is crucial to growing old positively
May 22, 2013
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