Our Research Focus

Our projects aim to improve quality of life for older adults by developing 1) resources to educate them about health and health conditions, and 2) tools to help them talk with care partners and healthcare providers about what’s important to them.

News From the Lab

Members of the lab present at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Tampa, November 2023.

On the waterfront


Professor Carpenter featured in an APA Monitor article on working with older adults.

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Professor Carpenter featured on an APA Speaking of Psychology podcast.

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Graduate Applicants

Please return later this year for updates on whether Professor Carpenter will be reviewing applications for the 2025 academic year.

Interested in joining as a Research Assistant?

To apply for a position as an undergraduate RA fill out this form.