The School of Public Policy and Administration presents: Carrying Debt to the Grave?

Past Event! Note: this event has already taken place.

When: Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
Time: 8:30 am — 4:30 pm
Location:Richcraft Hall, Second floor conference rooms
Audience:Alumni, Anyone, Carleton Community, Current Students, Faculty
Cost:Free

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The School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University (Ottawa) will be holding a day of discussions on August 8 around the issue of debt and the elderly.

Conference is free and includes lunch. Please register here…

Carrying Debt to the Grave?
The increasing indebtedness of the elderly.

Panel Sessions:

Does Debt Impair Health?

  • Fenaba Addo, University of Wisconsin
  • Lynda Colley, Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
  • Patricia Drentea, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Stacy Yanchuk Oleksy, Credit Counselling Society

Moderator: Saul Schwartz, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University

Insolvency and Overindebtedness

  • Amy Mix, Legal Counsel for the Elderly, an affiliate of AARP
  • John Pottow, University of Michigan
  • Deborah Thorne, University of Idaho

Moderator: Robert Lawless, University of Illinois

International Perspectives

  • Catarina Frade, University of Coimbra
  • Luciane Lucas, Federal University of Southern Bahia and University of Coimbra
  • Tamara Madern, Hogeschool Utrecht

Moderator: Nadja Jungmann, Hogeschool Utrecht

Policy Implications

  • Wanda Morris, CARP
  • Jane Rooney, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
  • Laura Watts, Canadian Centre for Elder Law, University of British Columbia

Moderator: Calum Carmichael, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University

This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Thank you to our other sponsors: Office of the Vice-President (Research and International)Faculty of Public Affairs, Hogeschool Utrecht, University of Coimbra, University of Illinois, and the Canadian Association of Gerontology.

Please register here…

View conference poster here…