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 Indianapolis, November 2022.

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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Professor Carpenter talks about optimal aging and intergenerational relationships on the AGE WISE podcast

What would a truly intergenerational community look like?

Graduate Applicants

Professor Carpenter will be reviewing graduate student applications this fall (2023) for admission in 2024.

Interested in joining as a Research Assistant?

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