SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Session 150: Aging Bodies for People who are Older and/or have Disability in Society
Room: Vanderbilt Suite

Sponsors: Sport, Leisure, and the Body
Youth, Aging, and the Life Course

Organizers: Carley Geiss, University of South Florida
Chris Wellin, Illinois State University

Presider &

Discussant: Carley Geiss, University of South Florida


“‘We Just Fall Apart’: Physician-assisted Suicide, Disability, and the Language of Compulsory Able-bodiedness,” Rebecca M. Blackwell, University of South Florida

“Negotiating Transnational Caregiving Responsibility: The Experiences of Caregivers for Stay-behind Parents in Mainland China,” Ken Chih-Yan Sun, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Qualitative Development and Internal Validation of a Vignette on Socio-cultural Constructions of Sexuality and Help-seeking Behaviour among Older People in Southwestern Nigeria,” Ojo Melvin Agunbiade, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

“The Aging Body as a Terrain for Governing and Exercising Senior Citizenship,” Debbie Laliberte Rudman, Western University