Social Roles (Caregiving, Work/Retirement), Stress, and Well-being/Health in Midlife and Late Adulthood

Kiso, H., **Rudderow, A., & Wong, J. D. (In Press). Financial and parental stress as predictors of retirement worry. Journal of Financial Therapy.

Yorgason, J. B., Wheeler, B., Wong, J. D., Stott, K., Roper, S. O., & Nielson, K. D. (In Press). Is higher stress associated with higher resilience? Examining married couples’ experiences managing comorbid diabetes and osteoarthritis. Family Science Review.

Shobo, Y., & Wong, J. D. (In Press). Healthcare professionals’ retirement intentions: The roles of financial and work factors. Journal of Financial Therapy.

Smith, J. W., Knight Davis, J., Quatman-Yates, C., Waterman, B., Strassels, S. A., Wong, J. D., . . . Santry, H. P. (2019). Loss of community-dwelling status among survivors of high-acuity emergency general surgery disease. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. Advance online publication: doi: 10.1111/jgs.16046

Wong, J. D., & Kiso, H. (2019). Retirement. In J. J. Ponzetti Jr.,  M. Blankemeyer, S. Horan, H. Lyons, & A. Shigeto (Eds.), Macmillan encyclopedia of families, marriages, and intimate relationships (pp. 756-758). Macmillan/Cengage Learning: Michigan.

Wong, J. D. (2019). Dyslexia and stress on the family: Applying the stress process framework to the study of families and dyslexia. In D. Farland-Smith, D. (Ed.), Falling through the cracks: Stories of parenting a child with dyslexia and navigating a school district (K-12) (pp. 82-89). Ohio: Kindle Direct Publishing.

Wong, J. D., & Shobo, Y. (2017). Types of family caregiving and daily experiences in midlife and late adulthood: The moderating influences of marital status and age. Research on Aging (Special Issue on Aging with Disability), 39(6), 719–740.

Wong, J. D., & *Hodgdon, B. T. (2017). Stress and health in parents of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. In C. McDonald (Ed.), Ten ways to help your child overcome obstacles (pp. 79-82). Ohio:  Visualize Conceptualize and Realize. ISBN-10: 0692889477.

Wong, J. D., & Shobo, Y. (2017). The moderating influences of retirement transition, age, and gender on daily stressors and psychological distress. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 85 (1), 90-107.

Wong, J. D., & Shobo, Y. (2017). The influences of daily stressors on morning cortisol levels in midlife and older retirees: The moderating roles of age and gender. Journal of Aging and Health, 29(5), 858-879.

Wong, J. D., & Shobo, Y. (2016). The influences of employment status and daily stressors on physiological functioning in a sample of midlife and older adults. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 83(1), 26-43.

Wong, J. D., Mailick, M. R., Greenberg, J. S., Hong, J., & Coe, C. L. (2014). Daily work stress and awakening cortisol in mothers of individuals with autism spectrum disorders or fragile X syndrome. Family Relations, 63(1), 135-147.

Wong, J. D., & Almeida, D. M. (2013). The effects of employment status and daily stressors on time spent on daily household chores in middle-aged and older adults. The Gerontologist, 53(1), 81-91.

Wong, J. D., Seltzer, M. M., Greenberg, J. S., Hong, J., Almeida, D. M., & Coe, C. L. (2012). Stressful life events and daily stressors affect awakening cortisol level in midlife mothers of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Aging and Mental Health, 16(8), 939-949.

Almeida, D. M., & Wong, J. D. (2009). Life transitions and daily stress processes. In G. H., Elder, Jr., & J. Z. Giele (Eds.), The craft of life course research (pp. 141-162). New York:  Guilford Press.

Wong, J. D. & Hardy, M. A. (2009). Women’s retirement expectations: How stable are they?Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 64B(1), 77-86.

Role of Leisure on Well-being and Health in Midlife and Late Adulthood

West, S., Liechty, T., Naar, J., Son, J. S., Wong, J. D., & Janke, M. (2019). NRPA older adult leisure-time physical activity survey results: Implications for park and recreational agencies. National Recreation and Park Association.

Wong, J. D., Son, J. S., West, S. T., *Naar, J., & Liechty, T. (2019). A life course examination of women’s team sport participation in late adulthood. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 27(1), 73-82. [Advance online publication: doi: 10.1123/japa.2017-0193]

*Choi, W., Liechty, T., *Naar, J., West, S. T., Wong, J. D., & Son, J. (2018). “We’re a family and that gives me joy”: Exploring interpersonal relationships in older women’s softball using socio-emotional selectivity theory. Leisure Sciences. Advance online publication:

Hu, Y. H., Chiu, C. J., Wong, J. D., Lin, D. C., & Wray, L. A. (2018). The role of leisure activities in the relationship between marital transition in later midlife and psychological well-being trajectories. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 86(4), 327-346. [doi: 10.1177/0091415017729683 Epub 2017 Sep 14]

*Naar, J., Wong, J. D., West, S. T., Son, J. S., & Liechty, T. (2017). A socioecological approach to women’s participation in competitive softball during middle and late adulthood: implications for the future. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation [Special Edition on Leisure and Physical Activity for Millennials, Generation X, and Current Cohort of Seniors], 33 (3), 170-181.

Wu, C. C., Chiu, C. J., Wong, J. D., Wu, S. T., & Kuan, T. S. (2017). The effect of rehabilitation on the development of dementia in Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychiatry, 7 (4), 433-437.

Notes: *Graduate Student; **Undergraduate Student

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