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Conference: Carrying Debt to the Grave?
August 8, 2017 at 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
|Location:||2nd floor conference rooms Richcraft Hall|
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.
9:00-10:15: 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
10:45-12:00: 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
1:00-2:15: 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
2:45-4:00: 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.